Quotation by Charles Stuart Calverley

Go mad, and beat their wives;
Plunge (after shocking lives)
Razors and carving knives
Into their gizzards.
Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884), British poet. "Ode to Tobacco."

This is possibly a reference to a letter in the medical journal Lancet, Feb. 14, 1857: "[Dr. Webster] distinctly enumerates tobacco as one of the causes of insanity.... Two brothers in one family had become deranged from smoking tobacco, and in that state had committed suicide."
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