Punch,  58 (1870), 13.

Bishops in Bonds



News-Commentary, Drollery


Spiritualism, Charlatanry, Religion

    Begins by noting that the latest information about the mediums William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport is that they have been jailed for 'conjuring without a license'. Presents an extract from The Times describing how opponents of the Ňícumenical Council are brought before it tightly bound in ropes and thus resemble the Davenport brothers. Emphasizes that, unlike the Davenport brothers, these individuals cannot wriggle out of their ropes.

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