Punch, 25 (1853), 122.
A New Zodiacal Light
Astronomy, Astrology, Societies
Reports on Professor Glimm who, at the recent meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, outlined his plans for rearranging the signs of the zodiac 'in accordance with the spirit of the age'. His plans include retiring Sagittarius on the grounds that his 'mode of conducting the chase' is obsolete, and that his duties should be taken up by 'shooting stars'.
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