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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 23, 1914   By:

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"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 23, 1914" provides readers with a humorous and satirical glimpse into the political and social issues of its time. The collection of cartoons and articles showcases the wit and cleverness of the writers and illustrators, offering a unique perspective on the events of 1914. While some of the references may be obscure to modern readers, the overall humor and insight of the publication make it an enjoyable read for those interested in history and satire. Overall, "Punch or the London Charivari" is a delightful and entertaining glimpse into the mindset of early 20th-century England.

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PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

Vol. 147.

September 23, 1914.

Illustration: THE ALIEN.

Chorus. "BOO! 'OO KISSED 'ER 'AND TO THE KAISER LARST TIME 'E COME OVER? YAR! BLOOMIN' GERMAN!"

CHARIVARIA.

The KAISER, we are told, travels with an asbestos hut. We fancy, however, that it is not during his lifetime that the most pressing need for a fire proof shelter will arise.

"The Germans," said one of our experts last week, "are retreating to what looks like a bottle neck exit." Their fondness for the bottle is, of course, well known and may yet be their undoing.

The Times , one day, gave a map showing "The Line of Battle in Champagne." It was, as might have been expected, a very wobbly line.

A somewhat illiterate correspondent writes to say that he considers that the French ought to have allowed the Mad Dog to retain Looneyville.

The German papers publish the statement that a Breslau merchant has offered 30,000 marks to the German soldier who, weapon in hand, shall be the first to place his feet on British soil. By a characteristic piece of sharp practice the reward, it will be noted, is offered to the man personally and would not be payable to his next of kin... Continue reading book >>


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