Plea for mercy for animals

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Religious Tract Society, 1875 - History - 160 pages
Excerpt from Plea for Mercy to Animals: I. Claims of the Lower Animals to Humane Treatment From Man; II. Various Forms of Needless Suffering Inflicted by Man; III. Means of Prevention, Legal and Educational; IV. Vivisection, and Other Experiments on Living Animals

Prize essays of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Report of Committee of British Association for the Advancement of Science - Classes of experimental physiology in schools of medicine - Demonstrations of ascertained facts needless and cruel - Use of chloroform and other anaesthetics - Professor Schid', of Florence - Introduction to England of vivisection as practised in French schools - Prosecution of Norwich vivi sectors - Cruelties in London schools of physiology - Dr. Johnson on experiments on live animals - Testimony of teachers of physiology to the needless cruelty of such experiments - Examples of cruel operations - Bxami nation of alleged results of vivisection - Fallacies of this mode of research Testimony of Sir Charles Bell, Dr. Barclay, Dr. Fletcher, Dr. Elliotson, Dr. Carpenter, M. Legallois, Baron Cuvier, and others - Pmposed methods of checking needless cruelties-proposals of Dr. Bardsley, Professor Haughton, Sir Thomas Watson, and others - Proposal for special legislation - Appeal to the medical profession.

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