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. The funny side of physic : or, The mysteries of medicine, presenting the humorous and serious sides of medical practice. An exposé of medical humbugs, quacks, and charlatans in all ages and all countries. hich he attached a bullet. He then pro-ceeded to load a pistol with powder and the bullet. Bymerely pulling the trigger of the pistol, the operation wasspeedily and effectually performed. It was seldom, however, that the doctor could induce hispatients to adopt this original mode of extracting undesirableachers. One gentleman, who had agreed to try this novel processupon a tooth, got so fa

. The funny side of physic : or, The mysteries of medicine, presenting the humorous and serious sides of medical practice. An exposé of medical humbugs, quacks, and charlatans in all ages and all countries. hich he attached a bullet. He then pro-ceeded to load a pistol with powder and the bullet. Bymerely pulling the trigger of the pistol, the operation wasspeedily and effectually performed. It was seldom, however, that the doctor could induce hispatients to adopt this original mode of extracting undesirableachers. One gentleman, who had agreed to try this novel processupon a tooth, got so fa Stock Photo
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. The funny side of physic : or, The mysteries of medicine, presenting the humorous and serious sides of medical practice. An exposé of medical humbugs, quacks, and charlatans in all ages and all countries. hich he attached a bullet. He then pro-ceeded to load a pistol with powder and the bullet. Bymerely pulling the trigger of the pistol, the operation wasspeedily and effectually performed. It was seldom, however, that the doctor could induce hispatients to adopt this original mode of extracting undesirableachers. One gentleman, who had agreed to try this novel processupon a tooth, got so far as to allow the whole apparatus tobe adjusted, when, at the very last instaut, he exclaimed,— w Stop, stop ! I have changed my mind — * I havent, though ; and youre a fool and a coward, andheres go, which saying, the doctor pulled the trigger. Bang! went the pistol, and out flew the tooth, to thedelight and astonishment of the patient. Taking this anecdote alone, it is scarcely credible; butconsidered in connection with what we have already selectedfrom the life of Dr. Monsey, and what we may write of hiseccentricities in our chapter under that head, this may bebelieved as being nearly correct.. MODERN IMPROVEMENTS IN DENTISTRY.

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