Punch,  55 (1868), 90.

Sabbatarian Ignorance





Religious Authority, Religion, Railways, Transport, Accidents

    Discusses a report describing the Lords' Day Observance Society which blamed two railway accidents on the Sabbath on 'Divine displeasure'. Ridicules this claim, pointing out that in France horse races are held on Sundays although 'no more necks are broken on those occasions' than on other days.

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