Punch,  29 (1855), 251.

A Learned Fly



Notes, Drollery


Entomology, Animal Behaviour, Animal Development

    Discusses a story of a saint who 'trained a favourite fly with so much success' that the insect could work as an efficient book marker, and suggests 'Literary Police Regulations' for flies moving across a page.

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