Mirror of Literature,  3 (1824), 151.

Of Ears, Ear-Rings, and Ear-Picks

P T W, pseud.  [Peter T Westcott] *





    Reports: 'Several naturalists and physicians have held, that cutting off the ear rendered persons barren and unprolific'. Relates Hans Sloane's findings, published in the Philosophical Transactions, concerning the role of ear-picks in causing deafness.

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