Punch,  44 (1863), [iii]–iv.




Essay, Drollery


Exploration, Discovery, Comparative Philology

    Describes a conversation between Mr Punch and the irritable Father Nile in which the latter boasts of his achievements and qualities. Mr Punch asks him whether he is grateful to John H Speke and James A Grant for 'inventing' him and getting him 'talked about' by Roderick I Murchison in front of 'the most distinguished and intellectual swells of the Metropolis of the World'.

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