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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, February 25, 1893   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, February 25, 1893 is a collection of satirical and humorous illustrations and articles that provides a glimpse into the social and political issues of 19th century England. The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from current events to everyday life, and offers a witty and clever commentary on them.

The cartoons are particularly engaging, with sharp wit and clever visual puns that still hold up well today. The writing is also top-notch, with clever wordplay and insightful observations that will make readers chuckle and think at the same time.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, February 25, 1893 is a delightful read for anyone interested in historical satire and humor. It offers a window into the past and reminds us that many of the issues we face today are not new. Highly recommended for fans of British humor and social commentary.

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VOL. 104.

FEBRUARY 25, 1893.



( Scene and Persons as usual. )

First Well informed Man. There hasn't been much in this debate on the Addresses.

Second W. I. M. Oh. I don't know. They've promised a pretty big list of measures. How they're going to find time for the lot I can't make out.

First W. I. M. ( contemptuously ). Yes, that's always the way with these Governments. They all talk mighty big at the beginning of the Session, and then, at the end, they've done nothing, absolutely nothing; at least, nothing that's any good to anybody. Parliament's getting to be nothing but a bear garden. The House won't be a fit place for a gentleman to be seen in soon.

Second W. I. M. ( spitefully ). You didn't seem to think it would be such a bad place for one gentleman, about eight months ago. You were after a constituency yourself, weren't you?

First W. I. M. Well, and what if I was? I told you at the time why I thought of standing. I thought I could do some good, but I precious soon found they were a miserable lot, so I made 'em my bow. "Gentlemen," I said, "you can worry it out among yourselves, and, when you've agreed, you can let me know."

Second W. I. M. And they never did let you know, did they? Went and elected another Johnny... Continue reading book >>

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