Return of the Editor and his health

November 10, 1848

Garrison announces his return to the editorship, praises the “ability, industry, and fidelity of Quincy, and then says that the water cure treatment has improved his health greatly:  “My aversion to the old allopathic mode of treating diseases has long been very great; and, more than ever, I am ready to exclaim —‘Throw physic to the dogs —I’ll none of it!’….   of the water cure:  “The practice is simple, yet powerful, and will be the death of all quackery.”