Punch,  21 (1851), 247.

Literary Intelligence



Reportage, Spoof


Mesmerism, Animal Magnetism, Periodicals

    Claims to be using a clairvoyant whose 'prophetic revelations' will 'startle the literary world'. Boasts that the clairvoyant's 'Mesmeric Telescope' enables him to see through such objects as the 'walls of Grubb Street' and the thoughts of journalists.

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