Punch,  53 (1867), 153.

Epigram by a Moosoo





Discovery, Theory, Gravity, Mechanics, Mathematics, Physics, Nationalism, Charlatanry, Controversy

    Written in the style of a French author speaking English, this poem explains that Isaac Newton is 'one great rascal', 'Ze gravitation was ze fruit of Pascal', and, finally, that Newton stole an apple out of French orchard 'for his own advance'.

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