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Doctor Dogbody"s Leg.

James Norton Hall

Doctor Dogbody"s Leg.

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English


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Doctor Dogbody was a navy surgeon who spent most of his life at sea on sailing ships. As long as most people can remember he has had a wooden leg.

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Doctor Dogbody was a navy surgeon who spent most of his life at sea on sailing ships. As long as most people can remember he has had a wooden leg. Whenever old mates gather around the fire at Will Tunn's Cheerful Tortoise with a pint in their hand and long to hear a tale, they anxiously await the tale of how the good doctor lost his leg/5(22).

Doctor Dogbody was a navy surgeon who spent most of his life at sea on sailing ships. As long as most people can remember he has had a wooden leg.

Whenever old mates gather around the fire at Will Tunn's Cheerful Tortoise with a pint in their hand and long to hear a tale, they anxiously await the tale of how the good doctor lost his leg/5(24).

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