Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  4 (1855–56), 349–50.

Literary Notices




Publications reviewed:

Neilson 1855 Entomologist's Annual

[1] [Review of Mesmerism in its Relation to Health and Disease, by William Nielson]


Mesmerism, Animal Magnetism, Medical Treatment, Medical Practitioners

    Notes William Neilson's attack on the 'prevailing systems of medicine' for being in 'a state of darkness and confusion'. Denies that he has proved conclusively that mesmerism can 'afford us any better resource' (349).

[5] [Review of the Entomologist's Annual]


Entomology, Botany

    Notes the expansion in the number of practitioners of 'the science of entomology' and considers one virtue of the book to be that it 'may be pursued together with botany' (350).

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