Punch,  57 (1869), 161.

Historical Facts (For the Use of Colwell-Hatchney Schools)  [2/3]



Catechism, Spoof, Serial


Engineering, Transport, Industrial Chemistry

    Includes the 'fact[s]' that the 'scheme of tunnelling under the Atlantic is not new' because it 'occurred to a gentleman some time ago, but he never mentioned it, and the secret died with him', and that 'Dyeing was discovered by the Syrians, and they dye'd in great numbers'.

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