Thought for the Day

So when the day came, they elected Reynard Fox by a great majority, and he made a speech on the occasion, which drew tears from the Stag, and almost overpowered King Penguin.

Here, unfortunately, our account of these interesting procedures terminates. We have received, however, from an old acquaintance among the beasts, the cut on the preceding page, and a brief note with it, to say that the animals may shortly be expected to act on the offensive, and that they intend to establish zoological gardens for the accommodation and exhibition of various specimens of men.

The Animal Declaration of Independence Harper’s January 1857 [edited extract being part 19 in a series of 19]

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