From Charles Darwin, Vol.1: Voyaging by Janet Browne:

[Children's governess,] Madame Grut lasted only a few weeks before her strong personality clashed with Darwin's; she resigned before he could pluck up the courage to sack her.

Good to read that Gruts were causing outrage even in those days.

Filed under: Nonsense

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.

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