Punch,  59 (1870), 188.

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    Noting that one of the papers read at the recent British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting was on 'the Earth's Eccentricity' (a reference to Wallace 1871b), suggests that the next meeting of the Social Science Congress will feature a paper on 'the Earth Inhabitant's Eccentricity'.

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