Autographs of Authors, For Albums
Author of What will he do with a Strange Story
Regular Feature, Extract, Spoof
Monstrosities, Mesmerism, Magnetism
Alluding to Lytton 1862, the first extract describes the narrator's encounter with a 'monstrous Snake' to which he was drawn by 'Magnetic fascination'. In the second extract the narrator complains of the way in which firemen leave their pipes 'to trip up gentlemen'.
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