Punch,  49 (1865), 122.

'Have You Read His Speech?'



News-Commentary, Drollery


Disease, Animal Husbandry, Religious Authority, Supernaturalism, Natural Law, Controversy

    Criticizes the claim made by Samuel Wilberforce that the disease currently spreading among cattle is 'punishment on the English' for not subscribing sufficient funds for a memorial to Prince Albert, by pointing out that 'foreign cattle are also diseased'. Suspects that the bishop will 'discover another crime, if he is resolved to go beyond natural causes'.

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