Punch,  37 (1859), 201.

Song by a Surgeon



Song, Drollery


Medical Treatment, Pharmaceuticals

    Describes the remedies and courses of action recommended by a surgeon for treating various ailments. For example, the surgeon urges the man whose 'liver is much out of order' to 'take, rhubarb and aqua menth.', and for 'Symptoms about your head' which appear to indicate 'congestion', he advises leaving off 'wine, beer, and grog, / Arrowroot all your prog, / Let organs rest to recover their function'.

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