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use of the metaphor in contemporary
It is useful to consider the organism metaphor chronologically, following
its progress from efforts to identify the potentially dangerous entities, to the
feared penetration, contamination, and spread of the entities within the social
body, and ending with the eventual disease, death, and decay of the previous
healthy organism because of inadequate methods of prevention. The only way
to protect the healthy social body is to isolate the unhealthy, disease-carrying
elements, or to ensure they do not
while the surrounding countryside offered options for enjoying outdoor
activities in the fresh air.
Many commentators in the nineteenth century decried the lack
of facilities for entertainment and social life at the English spas when
compared to those available at their continental rivals. Lack of patronage
by the British ruling family was frequently cited as a reason why the
upper classes deserted the British resorts and joined the Europeanpolitical elites who gravitated towards a small number of exclusive spas
including Carlsbad, Vichy and Bad