Punch,  30 (1856), 233.

The Happy Family Club



Reportage, Spoof


Animal Behaviour

    Reports on the sorry fate of the motion of Richard Dawson (3rd Baron Cremorne) for the 'purgation of the Happy Family Club'. Explains that Cremorne's expectation that a variety of animals (including owls, a cat, and a goldfinch) could 'eat and drink in harmony' was shattered when they started attacking each other. Following the debate that followed it was resolved to leave matters as they were since 'things could not be mended'.

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