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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, August 15, 1917 is a witty and satirical collection of articles, cartoons, and illustrations that capture the essence of British society during World War I. The editors of Punch use humor to shed light on the political and social issues of the time, providing a refreshing and entertaining perspective on the world around them.

The contributors to this volume demonstrate a keen understanding of British culture and a talent for poking fun at the absurdities of everyday life. The cartoons are particularly well-executed, with detailed illustrations that add depth and nuance to the humor. Despite the serious backdrop of war, Punch manages to find levity in the most unlikely places, offering readers a much-needed escape from the harsh realities of the time.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, August 15, 1917 is a delightful and thought-provoking read that showcases the best of British humor. Whether you're interested in history, politics, or simply enjoy a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and enlighten.

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VOL. 153.

AUGUST 15, 1917.


"In the heroic days of 1914," says Count REVENTLOW, "God gave us our daily bread and our daily victory." We feel sure that, as regards the provision of victories, some recognition ought to be made of the able assistance of the WOLFF Bureau.

We read with some surprise that, in the motor collision in which he participated recently, Mr. WINSTON CHURCHILL'S car was run into by another coming in the opposite direction. This is not the Antwerp spirit that the Munitions Department is waiting for.

A movement is on foot for the presentation of a suitable testimonial to the people of Dundee for returning Mr. CHURCHILL to Parliament, after being distinctly requested not to do so by a certain morning paper.

"What shall we do with the Allotment Harvest?" asks The Evening News . It seems only too probable that, unless a national effort is made to preserve them, some of the world's noblest vegetables will have to be eaten.

"Just as a soldier gives his valour or a captain of industry his talent," said Lord CURZON, speaking on the sale of titles, "so a wealthy man gives his wealth, which is very often his only asset, for the benefit of his country." Nothing like a delicate compliment or two to encourage him in the good work... Continue reading book >>

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