Chapter 42:

The Espadañas

(The Summary of “Noli Me Tangere”)

Don Tiburcio de Espadaña and his wife Victorina, together with Linares, a distant relative of Padre Damaso, arrive at the house of Capitan Tiago to treat Maria Clara.  Doña Victorina speaks highly of Linares, telling Capitan Tiago that he has come to the Philippines to seek work and to find a wife.  The fake doctor Espadaña prescribes some medicines for Maria Clara, as they wait for Padre Damaso to arrive.

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