Punch,  31 (1856), 169.

Hopes for the Drama



News-Commentary, Drollery


Zoological Gardens, Animal Behaviour, Amusement

    Discussing novelty in theatres, observes that '"novelty, is after all, the true secret of public attraction", as the guinea pig at the Zoological Society Gardens with a new farrow every moon, squeaks contemptuously of the lioness with a single cub in "months and years"'.

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