Punch,  54 (1868), 164.

Health and Longevity for Ireland



Poetry, Drollery


Politics, Medical Treatment, Pharmaceuticals

    Referring to William E Gladstone's proposal to pacify Ireland by disestablishing the Church of Ireland, this poem describes the action of the 'Anti-Church Pills' manufactured by 'Gladstone & Co.' Boasts that the pills are a 'certain cure / Of Chronic insurrection' and 'revolution', and will 'much improve / The general constitution'.

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