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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 7, 1914 is a collection of satirical illustrations and humorous articles that provide an insightful look into the cultural and political climate of early 20th century England.

The publication showcases clever wit and sharp observations on a variety of topics, from current events to social issues. The cartoons are especially amusing, capturing the personalities of famous figures and lampooning societal norms with clever wordplay and visual puns.

While some of the references may be dated, the overall tone and commentary remain relevant and engaging. The writing is intelligent and sophisticated, offering readers a glimpse into the sensibilities of the time.

Overall, Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 7, 1914 is a delightful read for anyone interested in British humor and history. It's a witty and entertaining look at the world as it was over a century ago, making it a valuable addition to any library of classic literature.

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Transcriber's note: In the article "THE HELPMEET", various words and phrases have been struck through in the printed version. These passages are marked thus: ~Maybe love was~


VOL. 147

OCTOBER 7, 1914.


General VILLA has now declared war on President CARRANZA. Everybody's doing it.

Is there, we wonder, a single unfair weapon which the Germans have not used? It is now said that not infrequently a German band is made to play when the enemy's infantry advances to attack.

A regrettable mistake is reported from South London. A thoroughly patriotic man was sat upon by a Cockney crowd for declaring that the KAISER was a Nero.

Servia, The Times announces, will in future be called Serbia in our contemporary's columns. We would suggest that in the same way Bavaria might be called Babaria.

All German soldiers are close cropped. To show, apparently, that they have the courage of the conviction they deserve.

The German officers in France are said to be extremely careful as to what they eat, betraying a great fear of being poisoned. It is, of course, a fact that one grain of vermin killer would dispose of any one of them.

It has been suggested that the explanation of the KAISER may be that he is a "throw back... Continue reading book >>

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