Punch,  52 (1867), 261.

Great Flight of Locusts



News-Commentary, Drollery


Religious Authority, Natural History, Animal Behaviour

    Reports on a 'great number of locusts seen about Rome'. Denominated 'L. clericalis', these are evidently Catholic clergymen, and are described as having 'long, black, grey, or brown envelopes' and as feeding 'on the fat of the land'.

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