Mais si maladia, etc.

An adaptation of the closing scene of Moliere's 'Malade Imaginaire', where a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine is examined in dog-latin. He is asked as to the remedy for various diseases, and gives the same answer: "Clysterium donare, postea segnare, ensuita purgare". So, says Burke, for all the evils in the state the one remedy of these quack legislators is assignats or paper currency.

Note by A.J.Grieve, (MA) to the chapter Changes To Finance in Part Two of "Reflections On The Revolution"
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