Mirror of Literature,  10 (1827), 139.




Miscellaneous, Drollery


Astronomy, Extra-Terrestrial Life

    An Italian poet having located the temple of the god of fashion in the moon, the writer speculates that 'it was the walls of this edifice that Professor Grinthausen, of Munich, lately mistook for an immense fortress.' Relates the existence of 'monthly fashions' to the lunar influence.

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