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The torpedo, a poem to the electrical eel

The torpedo, a poem to the electrical eel

Addressed to Mr. John Hunter, surgeon ...

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Published by printed: and sold by all the booksellers in London and Westminster in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 819, no. 51.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],iv,19,[1]p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16930660M

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On a stool behind the goose is an open book inscribed "Electrical E. L."; on the ground at a poem to the electrical eel book feet is another inscribed "The Torpedo. Dedicated to LdC (), "The Torpedo, a Poem to the Electrical Eel addressed to Mr John Hunter Surgeon" and "Dedicated to Lord Cholmondeley," 4th ed.was a coarse and.

The eel was used as a penile metaphor, and the shocking sensory experience was eroticised. The eel became a popular subject in printed erotica, as shown by the poem, The Torpedo, a poem to the Electrical Eel: To Piccadilly strait she flies, The Electric eel her want supplies [ ] Sudden his length erected stands, And gives the electric.

‘The electrical eel, or, gymnotus electricus’ tells the story of Eve’s seduction by the serpent in the Garden of Eden. The poem’s ribald sexualisation of the eel is none too subtle: The Gymnotus electricus was a staple in the 18th-century craze for electrical demonstrations, but natural electricity was by no means the only : Ruth Garde.

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In her analysis Harvey reads the electric eel as a penile metaphor in The Electric Eel; or Gymnotus Electricus () and The Torpedo, a poem to the Electrical Eel (). But she does not consider the exhibitionary context of the electric eel and relate it to Baker's exhibition on by: 3. The electrical eel, or, Gymnotus electricus tells the story of Eve’s seduction by the serpent in the Garden of Eden.

The poem’s ribald sexualisation of the eel is none too subtle: “Till from the pond the lengthen’d Eel, Bewitch’d, began her pow’r to feel, And from the mud he grew. He grew erect – he won her eyes.

Eighth Year-book, 8vo, bds., pp. $ Exp. 20c Contains three newly discovered poems oy Whittier and Early Book and Book Collectors by Hurd. BLACEFEET INDIANS. torpedo and electrical eel. Strong men, in whom The lecturer remarked that when men are the executive or will power was exercised with grossly material, the powers of the upper world the greatest vigor, could not discharge the vital sometimes address the soul through the outward electricity from the body so as to produce a ¡senses.

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The first animal is described in ten verses (–24) and the second in. The self-propelled torpedo, which gets its name from the eel TORPEDO ELECTRICUS, was invented by Robert Whitehead ina number of years before a practical submarine was developed. Administrator In clear water, a submerged submarine can be spotted from the air at depths up to feet.

Between the s and the s a range of risqué pamphlets were published that maintained an appearance of respectability by choosing a Latin word in preference to an English one and a metaphor rather than a bald description such as The Electrical Eel; or, Gymnotus Electricus, and the Torpedo; a Poem (ca.

), etc. Such works were published. The titles Harvey analyzes include works about men's bodies, and in particular the penis, such as The Natural History of the Arbor Vitae; or, Tree of Life () and The Electrical Eel; or.

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the first clinical application of electrical stimulation involved utilizing electricity derived from electric torpedo fish, catfish, and .The deadly torpedo had missed us by a couple of feet.

We instantly turn sharply to port, signalling our consorts to do the same, and all head northwards at our best speed. This brings the enemy's line, which had been turning more and more to port, on a parallel course, and all three ships at once concentrate on us—the nearest ship.Torpid is from a Latin word that means “numb”, and “torpedo” was a perfect fit for its original meaning, which was the electric eel.

The current sense (no pun intended) came both from the shape of the animal and from the ability of a mechanical torpedo to “stun” its object. A full-grown electric fish (they really aren’t eels) can.