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Mercier: His topic was' "Drunkenness and the Physio-' logical Effect of Alcohol." " Mr. Christopher Martin presided, and 'many medical men from all over the Midlands attended. Dr.;: Mercier's address was marked by his usual force and lucidity, and was enlivened throughout with witty phrases and humorous applications, which convulsed his auclience.' .Without ignoring in the least the evil effects of alcohol, lie contended with great emphasis that England to-day was a sober nation, and that thedoi:10.1016/s0140-6736(01)40840-3 fatcat:3ifezg5xqfhmpjutlunscet24m