Punch,  49 (1865), 72.

The Quack in the Strand



Poetry, Drollery


Quackery, Crime, Medical Treatment, Commerce

    Rejoices at the news that the 'Quack in the Strand' has been sued by a patient for 'malpractice'. Explains that the plaintiff successfully prevented the quack from simply paying his damages, selling off 'his goods', and fleeing. Concludes by noting that the quack 'Kept an odious Museum, weak fools to entrap', and by hoping that other quacks suffer a similar fate.

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