Punch,  48 (1865), 220.

The New Philosophical Controversy



News-Commentary, Drollery


Pneumatics, Heat, Natural Law, Controversy

    Reports that Prof. Sac de Foine of the Westminster Institution is to announce his 'new system of producing vacancy by pressure, and immediately filling up the same by sun and air'—an announcement that some of his colleagues believe to be 'wholly at variance with recognised law'.

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