Punch,  14 (1848), 223.

Ne Puff Ultra



Essay, Drollery


Quackery, Medical Treatment, Patronage, Commerce

    Discusses news that Emperor Nicholas I of Russia has been testifying to the merits of 'Revelenta Arabica', and argues that the job of puffing the remedy should have been given to a poorer continental king. Suggests the formation of a 'Testimonial Association', in which 'individuals of every kind and degree' would testify to the effects of 'wonderful cures'. Thinks Thomas Holloway and Dr Stolberg could establish businesses using physically impaired employees.

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