_faradism_ - OED: 1876

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 6 19:12:21 UTC 2013

"My chief desire was to ascertain the value of the continuous current
in insanity; from _faradism_ I did not expect very much."

The West Riding lunatic asylum
The electrical treatment of insanity
the west riding lunatic asylum - Page 205

west riding lunatic - _1872_

OED note: "This entry has not yet been fully updated (first published 1895)."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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