Medical Treatment, Surgery, Language, Commerce
Discusses an advertisement for Eskell 1865. Suspects that the quoted testimonial in favour of the work comes from the book's preface, but attempts to understand the advertiser's distinction between 'pure and meretricious dentistry'. Defines pure dentistry to be the 'art' of treating teeth 'at charges that are not extortionate', but questions the possibility of 'meretricious' dentistry.
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