Punch,  28 (1855), 160.

A Melancholy Laugh



News-Commentary, Drollery


Disease, Crime, Taxonomy, Expertise, Medical Practitioners, Charlatanry

People mentioned:

William Cullen

    Responding to news that a medical witness (Dr Baller) failed to distinguish between melancholia and melancholy, suggests a proper scientific definition of melancholia, as distinguished from melancholy.

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