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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, October 11, 1890   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, October 11, 1890" is a satirical magazine that provides a humorous and insightful look at the events and people of late 19th century London. The cartoons and articles within its pages are cleverly crafted and provide a unique perspective on the society and politics of the time.

The illustrations are detailed and eye-catching, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the reading experience. The writing is witty and sharp, poking fun at the various foibles and absurdities of Victorian society in a way that is both entertaining and thought-provoking.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, October 11, 1890" is a delightful read for anyone interested in British history, humor, or satire. It offers a glimpse into the past that is as entertaining as it is informative.

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VOL. 99.

October 11, 1890.




The Court over which Sir JAMES HANNEN presides was instituted for the purification of morals by the separation of ill assorted couples. Matrimonial errors, which had hitherto stood upon the level of political grievances, capable of redress only after the careful and unbiassed attention of British legislators had been, at much expense both of time and money, devoted to them, were henceforth to form the subject of a special procedure in a division of the Courts of Law created for the purpose, and honestly calculated to bring separation and divorce within the reach even of the most modest incomes. The tyrant man, as usual, favoured himself by the rules he laid down for the playing of the game. For whereas infidelity on the part of the wife is held to be, in itself, a sufficient cause for pronouncing a decree in favour of the husband, a kind, though constantly unfaithful husband, is protected from divorce, and only punished by separation from the wife he has wronged. It is necessary for a man to add either cruelty or desertion to his other offence, in order that his wife may obtain from the laws of her country the opportunity of marrying someone else... Continue reading book >>

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