Another New Comet
Following James South's letter in The Times, Punch's 'own astronomer' tries to observe the comet. Initially he mistakes a piece of 'flough' stuck to the end of his opera-glass for the comet, and presents dubious evidence to support his claim to have actually observed the object.
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