Punch, 18 (1850), 231.
The Cheerful Mourn
Astronomy, Religion, Superstition
Notes the continued shining of the sun, moon, and stars despite the death of the Emperor of China, a figure believed to have a 'close relationship' with all celestial bodes. Expected that the constellations would have marked his death more sorrowfully.
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