Punch, 35 (1858), 151–52.
Awful Tale of an Eel: From Our Special Penny-a-Liner
Physiology, Animal Development, Geology
The spoof letter-writer discusses his response to the extraordinary news of a boy who allegedly vomited an eel, which may have been growing in his stomach. Describes his journey to the site of the incident, paying special attention to the geological features of the surrounding countryside.
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