Punch,  21 (1851), 160.

The Marvels of Medicine



News-Commentary, Drollery


Quackery, Medical Treatment, Mental Illness, Commerce

    Discusses a report of a man who was cured of his mental illness with 'quack medicines'. Observes that 'we should expect none but madmen could have been attracted by the puffing advertisements' of quack medicine vendors, and that such a person would come to his senses after entering a course of quack medicine.

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