Module 01: Can Humans Control the Natural World? Urban Landscapes and Perceptions of Nature

Evidence 8: "The Momentous Question" From Punch, September 2, 1871

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The momentous question.
Paterfamilias (who is just beginning to feel himself at home in his delightfully new suburban residence) interrupts the Whife of his bosom: "'Seaside!' 'Change of air!' 'Out of town!' What nonsense, Anna Maria! Why, good gracious me! What on earth can you want to be going 'out of town' for, when you've got such a garden as this!"

"The Momentous Question," Punch (2 Sep 1871).

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