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Dr. Wallace's High Praise (S681: 1910)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A section of a short article on Ernest McCormick's pamphlet Is Vaccination a Disastrous Delusion?, including some comments by Wallace. Printed on page 228 of the 1 February 1910 issue of the Vaccination Inquirer. To link directly to this page, connect with: http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S681.htm

    . . . As evidence of the merits of the pamphlet, we cannot do better than draw attention to the following eulogium by Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace, written in a letter to the author:--

    "Thank you very much for sending "The Westminster" with your splendid article on the Vaccination Question. It is, without any exception, the clearest and most forcible exposure of the delusion I have ever read, and I am exceedingly pleased that my paper on the subject was the means of converting you.

    "You have done what I thought was almost impossible: made the subject intelligible to any intelligent person, and also by your excellent arrangement, your telling illustrations, your forcible and clear-cut argument, and lastly, your really brilliant style, made it not only easy, but pleasant and even amusing reading." . . .

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