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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 3, 1914 is a delightful collection of satirical sketches, cartoons, and witticisms that provide an amusing insight into the political and social landscape of early 20th-century England. The illustrations are cleverly executed and the writing is sharp and humorous. Readers will find themselves chuckling at the clever wordplay and clever jabs at the figures of the day. This volume is a fascinating glimpse into the past and a reminder that humor has always been a powerful tool for commentary and critique. Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 3, 1914 is a charming and entertaining read for anyone interested in history, satire, or just a good laugh.

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PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 146

JUNE 3rd 1914

CHIVARIA.

"When the KING and QUEEN visit Nottinghamshire as the guests of the Duke and Duchess of PORTLAND at Welbeck, three representative colliery owners and four working miners will," we read, "be presented to their Majesties at Forest Town." A most embarrassing gift, we should say, and one which cannot, without hurting susceptibilities, be passed on to the Zoological Society.

Are the French, we wonder, losing that valuable quality of tact for which they have so long enjoyed a reputation? Amongst the Ministers introduced at Paris to KING CHRISTIAN OF DENMARK, who enjoys his designation of "The tall King," was M. MAGINOL, who is an inch taller than His Majesty. He should surely have been told to stay at home.

In the Bow County Court, last week, a woman litigant carried with her, for luck, an ornamental horse shoe, measuring at least a foot in length, and won her case. Magistrates trust that this idea, pretty as it is, may not spread to Suffragettes of acknowledged markmanship.

Extract from an account in The Daily Chronicle of the Silver King disturbance: "The officers held her down, and, with the ready aid of members of the audience, managed to keep her fairly quiet, though she bit those who tried to hold their hands over her mouth... Continue reading book >>


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