Readings in Natural History: The Stag
Natural History, Railways, Commerce
Describes the 'Stag', the nickname for the 'railway ruminant', as if he were the animal of that name. Notes that the animal 'sheds a new branch directly there is any premium', and 'often causes great annoyance to the bulls and bears in the neighbourhood of the Stock Exchange'.
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