Punch,  56 (1869), 197–98.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Government, Politics, Ornithology, Hunting, Cruelty, Crime

    Notes that the House of Lords sent the 'Sea-Birds Bill through Committee, but took out a clause making the possession of eggs penal, as collectors and museums might be informed against'. Suggests that 'our friend' George L P B Du Maurier's 'egg-swallowing Frog' (see PU1/56/14/6) has an 'interest in this question'. (197)

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]