Punch,  12 (1847), 22.

The New Discovery in Surgery



News-Commentary, Drollery


Anaesthesia, Surgery, Medical Treatment, Politics

    Responding to news that painless surgical operations are now possible, hopes that the 'invention will soon be applied to the more delicate operation of politics'. Relishes the prospect of 'cutting off' members from the 'Conservative body' without causing any pain.

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