Punch,  63 (1872), 72.

The Anti-Philosopher



Poetry, Drollery


Botanical Gardens, Botany, Government, Politics, Controversy, Patronage

    Assuming the role of the 'Noble Savage', the poet 'clearly' but 'merely' sees the 'slighted' Joseph D Hooker. Asks if 'Him of fair name would substitution rob / For Noble Savage of Ignoble Snob?'.

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