Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 218–19.

Beefsteak Club



Extract, Reminiscences, Drollery

Publications extracted:

New Monthly Magazine


Crime, Medical Practitioners

    Relates an anecdote of the club containing the following: 'Brougham was putting hypothetically the case of a man convicted of felony, and duly hanged according to law, but restored to life by medical appliances; and asked what would be the man's defence if again brought to trial' (218–19).

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