Punch,  9 (1845), 127.

The Prince of Wales's Spelling-Book



Catechism, Satire


Hunting, Animal Species, Language, Morality

    Provides a specimen of a spelling-book for Edward, Prince of Wales, which justifies deer hunting and accordingly tries to propagate the 'tastes and habits' of Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales. It includes the lines: 'The Deer is a poor weak Brute, which it is good to Kill [....] It is a fine sport to see the Deer fall Dead in the Place'.

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