Punch,  41 (1861), 115.

Arms and the Man



Poetry, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Hunting, Controversy

    Noting Paul B Du Chaillu's claim to have shot a gorilla with a rifle-ball that would have killed a 'Man or monkey', points out that John E Gray retorted that 'the man-monkey's wounds in the back are, / And the weapon employed—the long-bow'.

© 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 ]