Punch,  7 (1844), 62.

Meteorological Intelligence



Reportage, Drollery


Meteorology, Electricity

    Reports that a passenger on board an omnibus observed that 'lightning was scarcely visible in consequence of the conductor having stepped inside', and that on the same day three dinner-party guests were 'laid prostrate' by 'a sort of fluid [...] with which they had charged their glasses'.

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