Punch,  59 (1870), 8.

Equal to the Occasion



News-Commentary, Drollery


Astronomy, Observation, Societies, Travel

    Notes that Alfred Tennyson wishes to accompany the expedition organised by the Royal Society and the Royal Astronomical Society to view the solar eclipse in December 1870. Hopes Tennyson will be granted his wish and expects him to furnish a 'grand account' of the event.

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