Extract, News-Commentary, Drollery
Public Health, Controversy, Periodicals, Epidemiology
Discusses the 'furious, and yet unappeased, controversy' which has 'lately raged in the newspapers, upon the question of the filthy nuisance of smoking tobacco' (276). Attempts to give such a summary of the dispute as a future historian might give. Asserts that one of the arguments advanced in favour of tobacco is 'that it has been known to stay the plague' (277).
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