Punch,  60 (1871), 65.

Modern Depravity



News-Commentary, Drollery


Education, Gender

    Praises Lyon Playfair's recent address to the Birmingham and Midland Institute but points out that a 'highly respectable maiden lady' has taken offence at the title of the address—'The Inosculation of the Arts and Sciences'—on the grounds that this is something 'she has done her best to discountenance all her long life'.

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