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Reports on a recent 'Scientific meeting' in which Paul B Du Chaillu sought to end the 'discussion of the merits of his book [Du Chaillu 1861a]' by 'spitting in the face of the gentleman who questioned them'. Points out that this behaviour may be tolerated among gorillas but is 'not yet sanctioned' among Englishmen.
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