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Knight duty

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 16 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1455
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. Crossmaglen, County Armagh

    “‘Tis the Lady of Shallot,” she said.

    “Wouldst thou call upon me?”

    “No chance,” I said, “new NHS policy, not efficient use of time, etc etc.”

    She was a quick learner. “I sense an ill humour, and central crushing chest pain radiating to my left arm and all.”

    “Oh, all right,” I snarled graciously.

    I parked outside the tower in a temper, accidentally mowing down a unicorn; rather nouveau riche design, I thought. I walked up a …

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