Mental Illness, Nutrition, Supernaturalism, Spiritualism, Gender
Discusses a report from the Hospital of Incurables, Naples, of a woman with an enormous appetite who acts 'like a mad woman' when her diet is reduced. Insists that while such periodicals as The Times and the Morning Post are sceptical of her feat, the Spiritual Magazine will attribute it to the same agency that they believe to be responsible for the manifestations of William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport.
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