Punch, 43 (1862), 238–39.
The Naggletons on Education
Zoological Gardens, Gender, Education, Astronomy, Instruments
Includes Mr Naggleton's response to a letter from one of his children who asks his father whether he can take him and his brother to the 'sologcal Gardings [Zoological Society Gardens] today' (238). Later Mrs Naggleton insists, in reference to her husband's praise of her educational prowess, that 'When a husband begins to praise, a wife should look out for an insult that is seldom far off'. Mr Naggleton replies, 'Lord Rosse's telescope wouldn't show you one in this case, my dear'.
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