Punch,  5 (1843), 134.

Never too Wise to Learn



Reportage, Spoof


Mesmerism, Animal Magnetism, Government, Politics

    Reports that 'Robert Peel [the Prime Minister] has been studying animal magnetism under Dr. Elliotson' for the purpose of mesmerising the Irish politician Daniel O'Connell and developing clairvoyant powers.

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