Punch,  39 (1860), 158.

Charity in Sport and Earnest



News-Commentary, Drollery


Hospitals, Patronage

    Discusses Joseph Bond's proposal that 'ten per cent upon the Derby and Oaks Stakes at Epsom should be annually divided among six of the London Hospitals'. This discussion plays on the equestrian connotations of such terms as ''ospitals' and 'stable institutions'.

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