I have never had a doctor before in my life," said he. "
She was the wife of a very successful physician, a "ladies' doctor" (Damen Doktor).
LETTER 476 CHARLES LAMB TO B.W. PROCTER February 2, 1829.
At the end of the fortnight came a letter from Aunt Betsey, saying that she had taken lodgings for a week in London, and that if I would join her, we could discuss her latest plan for me, which was that I become a proctor in Doctors' Commons.