Punch,  9 (1845), 264.

Curious Case of Trance



News-Commentary, Drollery


Mental Illness, Reading, Periodicals

    Reports on the case of an 'old lady' who slept for 'upwards of ten days'. Explains that whilst medical men were discussing the case, her condition was explained by the fact that she had been reading the soporific Morning Herald for 'three successive months'.

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