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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93. July 30, 1887   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93. July 30, 1887" is a collection of witty and satirical cartoons and articles that are sure to entertain readers. The publication offers a unique glimpse into the social and political issues of the late 19th century, with humor and charm that still resonate today. The variety of content keeps the reader engaged, and the detailed illustrations add an extra layer of enjoyment. Overall, this volume of Punch is a delightful read for anyone interested in history, humor, or British culture.

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JULY 30, 1887.



A NATURAL anxiety that his pupils should be furnished with as complete a repertory as possible, has prompted Mr. Punch to command one of his spare Poets to knock off a little dramatic piece founded (at a respectful distance) upon a famous Transatlantic model. The spare Poet in question all reluctant as he felt even to appear to be competing with the inimitable had, as the minion of Punch the Peremptory, no option but to obey to the best of his powers. The special merit of the present production will be found in the care with which it has been watered down to suit the capacity of amateurs for whom the original would offer difficulties well nigh insuperable. This poem is particularly recommended to diffident young ladies with a suppressed talent for recitation. Some on reading it may imagine that its rough but genuine pathos is scarcely adapted to feminine treatment but wait until you hear some young lady recite it! Mr. Punch , for his part, is content to wait for almost any length of time. The Author calls it:


The Reciter is supposed to be in the Strand, facing the audience. As you come on, the idea is that you are suddenly attracted by an advertisement borne by the last of a string of Sandwich men... Continue reading book >>

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