Punch, 7 (1844), 88-89.
Punch's Complete Letter-Writer: Letter 16, The Niece's Answer [16/51]
Serial, Letter, Spoof
Gender, Geology, Astronomy, Botany
In a reply to her aunt's letter [PU1/7/9/1], 'Claribel' appreciates the benefits of astronomy, geology, and botany but compares the subjects of these scientific pursuits ('the Great and Little Bear', 'feldspar and quartz') to the beautiful qualities of her lover, Alfred. (88)
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