Punch,  50 (1866), 164–65.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Industry, Astronomy, Language, Charlatanry, Nutrition, Vaccination, Medical Treatment, Government, Politics

Institutions mentioned:

Houses of Parliament

    Describes the 'Gas Bill debate', during which John A Roebuck declared that all London gas companies are cheats. In relating the oyster debate wonders whether George B Airy would call 'little oysters oysteroids'. Later, describes a 'Vaccination Debate', and states the government's intention to carry a 'complete system of compulsory vaccination'. (164)

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