Punch,  49 (1865), 19.

Character Cleaning, and Reputation Renovating Company. Flummery's Patent Purifying Process



Advertisement, Drollery


Politics, Charlatanry, Sanitation, Invention, Commerce

    Puffs a process that is claimed to solve the difficult problem of cleaning character, a procedure which now commands 'high commercial value'. The firm offers to fumigate 'Courts of Bankruptcy, metropolitan or provincial', scour 'Scandal-cases', extract 'Calumnies', dye 'rumours', and promises to conduct its operations 'behind a screen'.

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