Punch,  28 (1855), 150.

The Character of Aurora

A Late Riser


Address, Drollery


Meteorology, Astronomy

    Questions the 'character' of the aurora, on account of 'her' theft of dew, her deposition on mountains of 'gold' stolen from banks, and the 'fine, glowing, malicious pleasure she takes in always breaking the Day'.

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