Punch,  40 (1861), 230.

Medical Reform



Notes, Drollery


Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry, Language

    Asks the Apothecaries' Hall whether, given the line from William Shakespeare's Macbeth, 'throw physic to the dogs', and the knowledge that quinine is made from bark, quinine should be called 'Canine'.

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