Punch,  41 (1861), 35.

Yankee Greeks and Trojans



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Matter Theory, Heat, Language, Comparative Philology

    Ponders 'intelligence' from New York that 'the telegraphic wires between that city and Troy' have been burnt. Noting the difficulty of burning matter, suggests that the word should have been 'broken'.

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