Punch,  52 (1867), 17.

Annus Plorabilis





Animal Husbandry, Disease, Mining, Accidents

    A bleak assessment of the events of 1866, including laments for 'A murrain on our herds and flocks, / With watchful Cholera at its side' and that 'Death-dealing [...] Kindled the spark the mine that fired. / Its hundreds at a stroke to slay'.

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