Punch,  1 (1841), 231.

The Star System



News-Commentary, Drollery


Astronomy, Politics

    Reports that Peter Laurie, on learning that the planets Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, could be seen 'every evening in the west', invited them to 'the later Polish Ball'. The planets were advised 'to come by water' and Laurie waited for his 'fiery stranger' at the 'Tower Stares'.

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