Punch,  33 (1857), 14.

What We May Expect



Reportage, Spoof


Astronomy, Superstition

    Claims that the 'Coming Comet' has 'gone in search of the Coming Man', who will ride the comet to Earth amidst a 'blaze of triumph' that will 'amply atone' for any disappointment caused by such phenomena.

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