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An Unsentimental Physician. --The Paris correspondent of the Boston Traveller relates the following: A story is told upon Rayer, the eminent physician here. He was called in, six weeks ago, to attend a sick child. The child — it was the only child of wealthy parents — recovered its health. A few days after Rayer had discontinued his visits, the mother of the little in valid called on the Doctor. She said: "My dear Doctor, there are services rendered in this world, which money cannot pay. I know not how we could adequately reward you for your kindness and attentions and skill to poor Earnest. And I have thought that, perhaps, you would be good enough to accept this little porte-monnaie--mere trifle — but which 1 embroidered."-- "Porte-monnaie!" roughly replied the Doctor. "Medicine, Madame, is not a sentimental profession. When we are called in to visit sick people, we want their fees and not their gratitude. Gratitude — Humbug! I'd like to see gratitude make the p