Punch,  8 (1845), 76.

Ode on the Opening of the Session



Poetry, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Quackery, Politics, Government

    Anticipating the Medical Reform Bill, asks the bill's architect, the Home Secretary, James R G Graham, 'From Science wilt thou take her bread, / And unto Quackery ope the door?'. Enquires whether he has been offended by 'Galen's sons' or simply loves quacks 'from sympathy'.

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