Punch,  47 (1864), 134–35.

Quiet Watering Places. No. II—Gwrysthlogwdd (Continued)  [6/9]



Serial, Diary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Human Development, Hunting

    Continuing his description of his travels in this fictional Welsh village, the narrator notes that he dined at an inn with 'three Jolly Companions from College', one of whom was called Gorilla. He does not explain 'the peculiar fitness of this title' but claims that 'if Du Chaillu had seen him, he would have shot him out of hand'. The diary reveals that the somewhat aggressive behaviour of Gorilla may explain his nickname. (134)

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