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Italian duels

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7149.1953a (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1953

The sad death of Signor Cavalotti in a duel will, it is to be hoped, do something to create a healthier state of feeling among his countrymen as to these foolish encounters, which are, as the Duke of Wellington said, a relic of barbarism. The wound by which the Italian statesman lost his life was a remarkable one, …

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