Man in Zoo*

Meaningless, Mr. Garnet's Book Delights

The Story. In the course of an animated lovers' quarrel, Josephine Lackett and John Cromartie wander into the Ape-House in the Royal Zoological Society's Gardens, where the Chimpanzee, the Orang-outang and the Gibbon gaze interestedly out on them. Josephine, particularly outraged at some one of John's masculine inconsistencies, exclaims wrathfully: "You're Tarzan of the Apes. You ought to be shut up in the Zoo. Science would gain a lot!"

"Well, I will be. I'm sure you're quite right. I'll...

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