Punch, 15 (1848), 209.
Monstrosities, Disease, Public Health, Pollution, Controversy
Regards the Serpentine as a 'more disgusting object' than the 'Great Sea Serpent', owing to its green coating, its 'loathsome appearance', and its tendency to belch forth the 'black and noxious fluid' from its bed when stones are thrown into it.
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