Punch,  56 (1869), 146.

The Egg-Poacher (A Tale of Country Life, in 3 Vols.) Vol. I  [1/3]

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Illustration, Drollery, Serial

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Zoology, Animal Behaviour

    Depicts the story of a greedy frog who, having seen that a duck has left one of its eggs unattended, swallows the egg but denies knowledge of it when quizzed by the duck. The frog leaves the duck but suffers 'self-doubts', since the egg has turned it into a clumsy spherical animal.

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