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Jesus Christ and an Egg from Leeds March 18, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Jesus Christ and an Egg from Leeds

Beachcombing has recently become curious about a passage in Charles Mackay’s Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (160). ‘A panic terror of the end of the world seized the good people of Leeds and its neighbourhood in the year 1806. It arose from the following circumstances. A hen, in a village close by, […]