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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 21, 1891   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 21, 1891" offers an insightful and humorous look at the social and political issues of the time. The satirical cartoons and witty commentary provide a sharp critique of the Victorian era, while also showcasing the talents of the various writers and artists involved in the publication.

The diversity of topics covered in this volume is impressive, ranging from political scandals to societal norms, reflecting the wide range of interests and concerns of the time. The illustrations are also of high quality, adding another layer of entertainment to the reading experience.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 21, 1891" is a captivating and thought-provoking read that offers a unique perspective on history through the lens of satire. Fans of satire and Victorian-era literature will surely enjoy this volume.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 100.

February 21, 1891.

MR. PUNCH'S PRIZE NOVELS.

NO. XIII. THROUGH SPACE ON A FORMULA.

( BY RULES SPURN, AUTHOR OF "GOWNED AND CURLED IN EIGHTY STAYS," "TWENTY THOUSAND TWEAKS SUNDERED THE FLEA," "A TEA WITH ICE," "A DOCTOR ON ROCKS AND PEPPERMINT," "A CAB FARE FROM 'THE SUN,'" "THE CONFIDENCE OF THE CONTINENT," "ATTORNEY TO DISSENTERS UP AT PERTH," "LIEUTENANT SCATTERCASH," &C. )

["This," writes the Author, "is one of my best and freshest, although on a moderate computation it must be my thousand and first, or so. But I have really lost count. Still it's grand to talk in large numbers of leagues, miles, vastnesses, secrets, mysteries, and impossible sciences. Some pedants imagine that I write in French. That's absurd, for every schoolboy knows (and lots of them have told me) that I write only in English or in American. I have some highly dried samples of vivid adventure ready for immediate consumption. Twopence more and up goes the donkey, up, up, up to be a satellite to an undiscovered star. Brave Donkey! I follow." R.S.]

CHAPTER I.

The iceberg was moving. There was no doubt of it. Moving with a terrible sinuous motion. Occasionally an incautious ironclad approached like a foolish hen, and pecked at the moving mass... Continue reading book >>


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