Truly Rural. In a Cottage Near a Wasps' Nest. Notes by a Disgusted Visitor from London
[Trident], pseud. [Henry R Howard] *
Animal Behaviour, Magic
Describes the author's struggles against the large number of insects (including a bee, earwigs, myriad wasps and hornets, horseflies and moths) that he encountered in a holiday cottage, a struggle that result in him hating the countryside. The illustration shows two tiny fairies knocking a nail into the tail of a wasp.
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