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I expected him to order my dress to be opened and to begin stethoscoping my heart – that was the usual procedure when a male official appeared.
Then I heard of the doctor "stethoscoping" him, of his hope that all was right in that quarter, and of rubbings "à la St. John Long" being ordered for his chest.
The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete John Forster 1844
Then he was sent to the next section, and the stethoscoping doctor strolled over to the great judgment table.
After a vast amount of stethoscoping and pulse-feeling, Snuffim decided peremptorily against a Public School.
Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography George William Erskine Russell 1886
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