Punch,  47 (1864), 132.

Triumph of Homeopathy



News-Commentary, Drollery


Homeopathy, Medical Treatment, Disease, Death

    Discusses news of Adolf, Freiherr von Willisen, 'Prussian Minister at Rome', who died of '"perniciosa" fever', 'a sort of ague caused by malaria'. Punch regards this as a victory for homeopathy because Von Willisen's physician was a homeopath who, instead of treating his patient with 'large doses' of quinine, 'physicked' him with 'globules', and thus caused him to die.

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