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own part, were the experiments on the inoculation of
animal diseases excepted, experiments which, we
venture to say, have sometimes proved of the greatest
^alue to animals themselves, we should, on the
whole, be content to go with the abolitionists, not
because we think all experiments, especially when
conducted under strict anaesthetics, wrong, but be-
cause when they are permitted at all it is so extremely



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difficult to enforce properly and fully humane con-
ditions. Dr. A. Leffingwell has sufficiently shown
in the able paper in the July Scribner 's Magazine, how
extremely few remedies of value have resulted from
this awfully costly expenditure of anguish. 'If pain
could be estimated in money' he justly says, 'no
corporation would be satisfied with such a waste of
capital.' Take, as the single illustration of this most
weighty sentence, Dr. Leffingwell's statement that
what the late Dr. Sharpey called ' Magen die's
infamous experiment' on the stomach of the dog,
has been repeated 200 times without establishing to
the satisfaction of scientific physiologists the theory
for which that act of wickedness was first committed.
No wonder the society for the Protection of Animals
from Vivisection eoes to extremes."



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