Punch,  37 (1859), 111.

Health of an Illustrious Personage

Airey M. D. U Herschel M. D. U


Reportage, Spoof


Heat, Meteorology, Astronomy

    Attributed to authors who bear the same surnames as George B Airy and John F W Herschel, the article reports that the extremely hot weather caused the sun to break out in spots (one of which was sixty-thousand miles in diameter), but that after absorbing comets and a 'hurricane-mixture' its condition improved.

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