The Press: Queer Deer

Homer nodded; Shakespeare gave Bohemia a seacoast; Michelangelo painted Adam with a navel. Last week the august New York Times slipped and fell. Readers of the Times read a pathetic story about a deer, frightened, running for its life through the streets of Brooklyn. Circumstantial was the Times reporter. Said he: "The wanderer was not a large deer, as deer go. It had a manner that plainly showed it expected very little from life", According to the Times, the deer was small, had no antlers. The story spoke of children and Santa Claus. The deer's fate was tragic; a policeman encountered...

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