On Hygiene

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Verses (New York: Laurence J. Gomme, 1916): 83. Oclc-id: 1650357. Internet Archive
1Of old when folk lay sick and sorely tried,
2The doctors gave them medicine and they died.
3Here is an happier age, for now we know
4Both how to make men sick and keep them so.
Publication Start Year: 
1916
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2011
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