Punch,  15 (1848), 133.

Dear Neptune



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Astronomy, Discovery, Controversy

    Wishes the planet Neptune to 'come home' to its 'disconsolate parent' (an allusion to Urbain J J Leverrier) and warns that if it continues its 'vagabond career, every House in the Zodiac will be closed against you'.

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