Punch's Essence of Parliament
Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery
Politics, Government, Quackery, Crime, Periodicals, Publishing
Notes the progress of the 'Medical Act Amendment Bill' which empowers the General Medical Council to 'declare a Quack "infamous" and "disgraceful"', but wishes that it included a clause for 'flogging him at a cart's tail if he dares to bring an action against a newspaper for publishing the fact that he has been branded on his dirty forehead' (12).
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