Harper's New Monthly Magazine,  10 (1885), 321–24.

Editor's Drawer



Regular Feature—Anecdote, Drollery


Climatology, Geology

    Notes that a 'lady who sympathises with the climatic woes of which something may have been inadvertently said in this department [see HM1/9/5/9], wants the Drawer to move over to Santa Barbara, California' (321). However, while accepting that the Californian climate is extremely agreeable, states that 'Such perfection cannot be allowed. There'll be an earthquake some time to swallow it all up' (322).

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