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Joke ID 58

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [47] from page : 45
>> Joke: 58

Birth-Place of Newton.

The clergyman of aparish, not thirty miles from Glasgow, a very old gentleman, and altogether of the old school, having occasion to allude, in one of his discourses, to the modernimprovements in astronomy,and their great author, Newton, said, " Sir Isaac Newton wasas weelacquainted with the stars as if he had been born and brocht up amang them."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 45
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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