Government, Politics, Botanical Gardens, Convtroversy
Points out that the First Commissioner of Works, Acton S Ayrton, 'thrust the phalanx of Science, contemptuous aside', and 'slapped Hooker's face, in the teeth, black and blue'. Tells Ayrton that he now faces the 'rough tongues' of Charles Bradlaugh and George Odger on a very different charge from that which Hooker and Lubbock 'o'erbore'.
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