Punch,  16 (1849), 96.

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    The drama, 'slightly altered from Shakespeare, and respectfully dedicated to the woods and forests', opens with a scene in which a 'Commissioner of Woods and Forests' speaks of the 'thousand offices of Carlisle' including 'Director / Of Geological Surveys; Chairman, too, / Of Sewer Commissions'.

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