The Laureate's New Poem
Matter Theory, Cosmology, Periodicals, Comparative Philology, Ancient Authorities
Anticipating the wide readership of Alfred Tennyson's 'Lucretius', which had just appeared in Macmillan's Magazine, Punch offers 'the Diner-Out' a set of questions that 'young ladies' are likely to pose about the poem. The questions include 'What is the Atomic Theory?' and 'What is cosmic order?'.
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