Punch,  49 (1865), 242.

Homeopathic Treatment of a Poacher



News-Commentary, Drollery


Homeopathy, Medical Treatment, Crime, Physiology, Surgery

Institutions mentioned:

King's College Hospital

    Discusses an extract from a West Country Gazette report of a man who, after having 'an immense tumour' removed from his face, was subsequently sentenced to hard labour for poaching. Punch puzzles over the implication in the report that the operation was conducted to remove the man's poaching habits.

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