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1855 The Lancet  
593 would recommend you not to attach much weight to it. Different men have different modes of evincing their feelings. As to his conduct on receiving the note from Dr. Jackson, it was opined that he gave a false account of the cause of death. Would a man who believed he was writing to a murderer, have written in the terms Dr. Jackson used ? Does the prisoner take the letter as an imputation upon himself of murder? It seems to me not. The will had evidently been prepared by a lawyer, and it
more » ... lawyer, and it would require a curious imagination indeed to discover from that will any intention to murder. As to the correspondence, the opinion of Dr. Haslewood and Dr. Jackson did not quite concur. There remains the discovery of the arsenic in the enema-pipes. How it got there is involved in more mystery than I have met with in any other case. No motive is suggested. The prisoner's supposed knowledge of drugs is a two-edged sword. He pays Dr. Taylor for examin-
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