Fæcal physick

Screen Shot 2015-05-30 at 09.06.07Dalrymple, in scatological vein, waxes excrementitious in a discussion of a certain cloacal cure:

I had fondly supposed that medicine had passed what Freud…would have called the anal stage….Here is a case in which rationality must overcome revulsion….the raw material is abundant and cheap and not, I presume, under patent.

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