Punch,  31 (1856), 27.

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Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Human Development, Class

    Discusses an advertisement placed by a lady for a physician who specialises in treating stammering. Wonders why the lady with these qualities should want to 'RECEIVE into her house one or two LITTLE GIRLS of the upper classes', and suggests a possible connection between stammering and the aristocracy.

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