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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, September 26, 1891   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, September 26, 1891 offers a fascinating glimpse into the social and political issues of Victorian-era England. The satirical essays, illustrations, and poems provide witty commentary on a wide range of topics, from the class divide to the latest fashions.

The contributors demonstrate sharp wit and keen insight, making readers both laugh and think. The magazine's clever wordplay and clever caricatures highlight the absurdities of society while also shedding light on important issues of the time.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, September 26, 1891 is a delightful read for anyone interested in Victorian culture and history. It offers a unique perspective on the era and sheds light on the concerns and values of the period.

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PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI

VOL. 101

SEPTEMBER 26, 1891

THE WAITERS' STRIKE.

( AT THE NAVAL EXHIBITION. )

[Illustration]

The German Waiter waxeth fat; he grows exceeding proud; He is a shade more kicksome than can fairly be allowed. The British Press goes out to dine the Teuton, they relate, Throws down his napkin like a gage, and swears he will not wait.

Now there are many proverbs some are good and some are not But the Teuton was misled who cried, "Strike while the entrée 's hot!" Like readers with no book marks, all the rebels lost their place, And vanished out of Chelsea in their dress suits and disgrace.

And I'm told that there were murmurings and curses deep and low In darksome public houses in the road of Pimlico, And a general impression that it was not safe to cross The temper of that caterer, Mr. MACKENZIE ROSS.

O Waiter, German Waiter! there are many other lands Where you can take your creaking boots and eke your dirty hands; And we think you'll have discovered, ere you reach your next address, That in England German Waiters aren't the Censors of the Press.

MARLOWE AT CANTERBURY.

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