Punch,  35 (1858), 184.

Salve for a Keighley Surgeon



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Quackery, Commerce

    Discusses the case of a 'respectable' Keighley medical practitioner who appeared to have published 'a nonsensical puff' through a 'quack advertiser'. Explains that the author of the puff was not this practitioner but his namesake, and urges the practitioner that Punch's previous remarks on the puff should not aggrieve him. Concludes by arguing that such jokes at the expense of quacks are also jokes at the expense of the quack's customers.

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