Punch,  24 (1853), 220.

Live Legged Tables



Poetry, Drollery


Spiritualism, Mesmerism, Invention, Charlatanry, Domestic Economy

    Regards 'Table moving' as absurd and explains how it is caused by 'mesmeric power'. Believes it will surpass all inventions and wonders 'What will't lead to', given its shocking effect on dining.

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