Punch, 57 (1869), 78.
Poverty of Invention
Animal Development, Nutrition, Railways, Transport
Discusses a Standard report on some 'articles, principally metallic, lately found inside of a dead horse'. Notes that owing to the large number of nails found in the horse, some 'offenders' might suggest that the animal might 'have grown into a locomotive, or iron horse'.
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