Punch looks at Urquhart's Russophobia

Urquhart's nightmare
< 'Urquhart's nightmare' Punch (1849)

'Mr Urquhart appears to labour under the fearful fancy that Nicholas is about to invade this country mounted on the Great Bear, a constellation which our unfortunate dreamer was probably born under.

'The Russo-phobia of Mr Urquhart must be exceedingly painful to the honourable sufferer himself, but he must excuse the nation at large if it declines being frightened into fits, or out of its wits, by the nocturnal phantom with which Mr U himself is continually visited.'

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