Punch,  39 (1860), 211.

Oratorical Opium



News-Commentary, Drollery


Narcotics, Disease, Mesmerism, Government

    Discusses news that 'a Deputation from the Anti-Opium Association had an interview with Mr. Samuel Lang', and requests the association to persuade the government to try to prevent 'drowsy discourses' by which statesmen 'induce on their mesmerised hearers a state of coma'.

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