Punch,  60 (1871), 62.

Official Star-Gazing

The Man in the Moon


Letter, Spoof


Astronomy, Astrology, Cultural Geography, Charlatanry

    Notes the superior education of the Scottish people and is accordingly surprised by a report in the Civilian of the appointment of a 'Second Assistant Astrologer' at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Thinks that the appointment, if true, would threaten Scotland's status as a nation of superior intellects.

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