Punch,  54 (1868), 2.

Saturn Finds some Mischief Still





Astronomy, Religious Authority, Religion, Astrology

    Corrects a claim made by Pope Pius IX regarding the satellites of Saturn. Mystified by the Pope's further claim that the planet and its satellites 'unchain their fury in the most horrible manner against our religion', noting Thomas Moore's poetic description of Saturn's gaiety.

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