Punch,  22 (1852), 251.

The Landlord's Electro-Biology



Essay, Drollery


Mesmerism, Electricity, Psychology, Belief

    Argues that electrobiology is not novel since the landlords of taverns have long used similar practices: when dealing with complaints about the quality of wine, they invite customers to focus on the 'bees wing' in the glass and expatiate on the history of the wine to convince customers that what they have is 'an excellent glass of port'.

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