Punch,  21 (1851), 261.

The Clock Epidemic at St. Pancras



News-Commentary, Drollery


Time, Instruments, Disease, Electricity

    Describes the spread of the 'chronic' London clock disease to the St Pancras clock. Suggests that, 'as the electric clock had something to do with lightning', the clock 'may be literally thunder-struck'.

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