Punch,  13 (1847), 84.

Magnetic Mud



Reportage, Drollery


Magnetism, Public Health, Sanitation, Government

    Communicates A Mackenzie's claim that the mud in 'certain parts of the Rose Lake' is 'so magnetic' that boatmen have 'greatest difficulty rowing over it'. Likens the boatmen to aldermen, who also appear to exhibit a 'secret sympathy' with mud.

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