"Mad Dog Killer"

GSCole gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Tue Jun 12 19:18:45 UTC 2001

In Cornell's MOA, many references to mad dogs.  None for 'mad dog
killer', but one for "mad dog doctor", from 1851.

"...both lived with Dr. John M. Crouse, the celebrated mad dog doctor at
Stuyvesant...." (1851), mentioned at:

I could not determine the context of the statement, i.e., was he a
doctor who dealt with, or had dealt with mad dogs, or, by his actions,
was he likened to a mad dog?

George Cole    gscole at ark.ship.edu
Shippensburg University

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