Punch,  51 (1866), 141.

A Problem for Demonstration (Set in the Manchester School)



Examination Paper, Spoof


Politics, Mathematics, Political Economy, Morality, Force

    Poses the question: given that the sum of John Bright and Richard Cobden is 'Moral Force', and that the sum of Bright and Edmond Beales (a zealous political agitator) is 'Physical Force', calculate the 'distance in leagues [a reference to the Anti-Corn Law League of Bright and Cobden and Beale's Reform League] between the two' equations.

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