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1916 Journal of the American Medical Association  
help, what is easier than to turn over a money-order just received from some poor unfortunate who believes he is going to be cured of paralysis by a mix¬ ture of salt and water? Should a subscription be desired toward the erection of a new church, give liberally. What if the bricks thus furnished do repre¬ sent the savings of a Bright's disease victim, a mor¬ phin habitué or a blind man, sent in the hope that cure is in reach ? Generosity is an admirable trait -some¬ times. The liberality of
more » ... he liberality of those who wring from the credulous sick a fortune through the sale of a worth¬ less nostrum is not a form of charity that will appeal to decent men.
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