Punch,  19 (1850), 143.

Entomology and Therapeutics



Notes, Drollery


Entomology, Medical Treatment, Quackery

Publications cited:

Notes and Queries

    Explains that using spiders to cure ague rests on the 'scientific principle' that 'a crawling in the stomach' cures the 'creeping of the skin'.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]