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Dr. BurnetA man from the Borough of Southwark in the county of Greater London, who is consulted as a physician in secret by Andrew Goodwin, Mr. Goodwin's son. Andrew Goodwin brings the water of an ailing apprentice, Roger Crey, to Dr. Burnet after his father refuses to allow a doctor to see Roger Crey instead of Mrs. Pigeon and Mrs. Jones. Roger Crey's condigion is continually declining, but Dr. Burnet "at the first sight of the water he tells him, the party was a dead man, past all recovery; and that if good help had been sought in time, in all probability he might have done well."(14)Doctors: in Conclusion, the young man doubting some false play, privately carries his water to an able Physician, Doctor Burnet; at the first sight of the water he tells him, the party was a dead man, past all recovery; and that if good help had been sought in time, in all probability he might have done well. ()