Irish Phials of Wrath
Medical Treatment, War, Cultural Geography, Nationalism
Noting the story of an Irish boy who uses the word 'physic' to mean 'kill', recommends the story to French authorities charged with receiving Irish gentlemen who have volunteered to attend the French wounded in the Franco-Prussian war. Suggests that the Irish gentlemen may be intending to fill sick-beds.
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