Punch,  22 (1852), 218.

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    Regards Dominique F J Arago's decision to resign as director of the Observatoire de Paris rather than swear an 'oath of fidelity' to Louis Napoleon, as proof that Arago does not recognise Napoleon's 'lucky star'.

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