Punch,  52 (1867), 37.

Honour to Victor Hugo!



News-Commentary, Drollery


Nutrition, Education, Human Development, Physiology

    Discusses an article describing Victor Hugo's establishment of a programme to feed 'forty children once or twice a week', a programme based on his belief that 'good meat and wine [...] are necessary to the proper nurture of young people'. Adds that Hugo 'well knows' the need to nourish the brain.

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