Punch,  26 (1854), 79.

A Branch of the Prophetic Plant



News-Commentary, Drollery


Astrology, Phrenology, Religion, Prognostication

    Discusses the alleged abilities of Professor Zoroaster, a practitioner of the science of 'Astro-Phrenology', which he performs 'on moral and Christian principles'. Notes that he quotes scripture 'on behalf of fortune-telling by the stars', but wishes him confined to a cell.

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