Punch,  55 (1868), 225.




News-Commentary, Drollery


Zoological Gardens, Comparative Philology, Politics

    Notes that William H E Elliot (3rd Earl Minto) claimed that 'something or other was going to rise from its ashes "like a Sphinx"'. Points out that this is possibly a spelling mistake and warns that, until Philip L Sclater can exhibit a phoenix at the Zoological Society Gardens, Punch 'declines to believe in any Phoenix but himself'.

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