THE STARTING-POINT, OUR EARTH
friend, Mr. Hollis, when in Paris one day, saw a picture of the supposed return of Halley's comet; he bought it, and has allowed me to reproduce it here. An angel is calling Halley from the grave to see the return of the comet, the
fulfilment of the prediction he ventured to make.
When Halley had once shown that the comet comes back every seventy-five years, it was easy to calculate when it had appeared before, and they found that it was the comet mentioned by Josephus