Nineteen Fortunes for Threepence
Introduction; Notes, Drollery
Commerce, Invention, Patents, Quackery, Medical Treatment, Charlatanry
Introduces a list of nineteen dubious ways of 'earning an income, all for the price of three-pence'. These include raising money for patenting an 'impossible invention', and selling a 'pill, paste, or liquor' that purports to 'cure everything'.
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