Punch,  6 (1844), 164.

Test of Mesmerism



News-Commentary, Drollery


Mesmerism, Animal Magnetism, Heterodoxy, Politics, Government

    Reports on a 'strong proof' of the 'much disputed science' of mesmerism—the correct prediction, by a boy in a mesmeric state, that the Prime Minister Robert Peel would not discontinue income taxes.

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