Punch, 59 (1870), 169.
Extracts from my Common-Place Book. (N.B. The Authorities Will Be Kept till Called for) [5/5]
Notes, Spoof, Serial
A series of observations on natural and social phenomena. For example, 'that if the postage stamps, used by Great Britain and her dependencies in the course of twelve months, were heaped up together, they would form an enormous pile exactly corresponding to the Great Pyramid in weight and dimensions'.
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