The Commission In Lunacy

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776539494
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Part of Honore de Balzac's sprawling epic The Human Comedy, the novella The Commission in Lunacy focuses on the story of a bachelor who feels his youth rapidly slipping away and tries to renew his sense of vigor and fulfillment through various means. He crosses paths with the beguiling Madame d'Espard and soon finds himself caught up in a nefarious scheme.

Report On Insanity And Idiocy In Massachusetts

Author: Massachusetts. Commission on Lunacy
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Reviewing Jarvis's Report in 1856, Isaac Ray wrote: "Never, perhaps, has a statistical inquiry been pursued with such ample provisions against error and imperfection, or with results more worthy of reliance. In all those respects which render such a work of value,--accuracy, completeness, and pertinence,-- we doubt if it has been surpassed."