Punch,  35 (1858), 189.

Movement in High Life



News-Commentary, Drollery



    Discusses the behaviour of 'His Brightness the Comet' as if it were a monarch. Observations include the fact that the comet 'was attended by a brilliant suite', that it 'starred most successfully for a limited number of nights', and that it may return in two thousand years time.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]