Punch's Political Dictionary
Regular Feature, Notes, Drollery
Adulteration, Industry, Manufactories, Progress, Government
Sarcastically notes that 'adulteration [...] is a species of manufacturing skill which improves whatever it is employed upon'. Adds that the 'statutes against adulteration, being regarded as a check on the progress of science', are usually disregarded by British merchants.
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