Punch,  32 (1857), 167.

Cocks and Bulls of the Calendar



News-Commentary, Drollery


Supernaturalism, Miracle, Medical Treatment, Mesmerism, Religion

    Responds to a Univers report of the allegedly miraculous healing powers of St Joseph de Cupertin. Claims that he 'appears to have beaten the most miraculous of mesmeric patients into fits', healed without using physic, shown an ability to 'peep into the minds of people', and levitated on the 'slightest thought of heaven'.

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