Punch,  45 (1863), 51.

Live and Let Die



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Death, Commerce

    Discusses an alarming Lancet report describing how some doctors enjoy commissions from undertakers 'for recommending the latter to the notice of afflicted survivors'. Points out that since the commission is more than a doctor's bill, then a doctor is more likely to 'make an Undertaker necessary'. Expresses hostility to undertakers, and recommends that readers should follow its lead and seek a cheap funeral.

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