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"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914" is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, humorous anecdotes, and witty commentary from the early 20th century. The publication offers a glimpse into the social and political issues of the time, providing both entertainment and insight for modern readers. The illustrations are charming and the writing is clever, making it a fun and engaging read for anyone interested in history or comedy. Overall, I highly recommend this volume for anyone looking to escape into the past and enjoy some light-hearted entertainment.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 147.

NOVEMBER 11, 1914.

CHARIVARIA.

"In Buenos Aires and other parts of Argentina," The Express tells us, "people are tired of the war, and a brisk trade is being done in the sale of buttons to be worn by the purchaser, inscribed with the words ' No me habla de la guerra ' ('Don't talk to me about the war')." The KAISER, we understand, has now sent for one of these buttons.

The Crown Prince RUPPRECHT of Bavaria, in an order to his troops last week, referred to the British in the following words: "Here is the enemy which chiefly blocks the way in the direction of restoration of peace." Conceive a "contemptible little army" being able to do that! It makes one wonder whether the first epithet was perhaps a misprint for "contemptuous."

The Germans are now calling the Allies a Menagerie, though curiously enough it is the others who have a Turkey waddling after them.

According to a report which reaches us the crews of the Goeben and Breslau are wearing a most curious garb, being clothed in Turkish fezes and breaches of neutrality.

"GERMANS MOWED DOWN FRENCH MARINES' BIG FEET."

Irish Independent.

This is really a most unfortunate misprint, for it is just this kind of carping statement that leads the Germans to say we are falling out with our Allies... Continue reading book >>


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