Punch,  57 (1869), 78.

Social Surgery



News-Commentary, Drollery


Surgery, Instruments, Invention

    Notes that Benjamin W Richardson has 'invented a knife that cuts so fast that nobody can feel it', but points out that this is not original since 'People in society cut each other every day' and do not feel it.

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