Punch,  43 (1862), 106.

Second Thoughts are Best



Reportage, Spoof


Astronomy, Accidents

    Claims that 'the Comet' was 'so dissatisfied with what it beheld' on the Earth (where it was due to spend a 'holiday trip') that it decided to hurry away. Given the dreadful consequences of a collision between the comet and the Earth, the author is delighted by this news.

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