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    to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable

    Remember that I speak not only as one comrade to another but as a medical man to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable.

    ---The Sign of the Four

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    to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable" mean?

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    Re: to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable

    Quote Originally Posted by victor su View Post
    Remember that I speak not only as one comrade to another but as a medical man to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable.

    ---The Sign of the Four

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    to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable" mean?

    Thanks.
    The doctor (medical man) is answerable to some extent for the physical constitution of the other person.
    It's the doctors job to look after the other person's physical constitution - to some extent.

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