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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 22nd, 1890   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 22nd, 1890 is a delightful collection of satirical illustrations, cartoons, and humorous articles from the late 19th century. The publication provides a fascinating glimpse into the social and political landscape of Victorian England, offering sharp commentary on various issues of the time.

The illustrations are beautifully detailed and the writing is witty and clever, showcasing the talent of the contributors. The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from current events to everyday life, with a mix of humor and irony that will entertain readers of all ages.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 22nd, 1890 is a charming and entertaining read that will appeal to history buffs, fans of satire, and anyone looking for a good laugh. Highly recommended for those interested in exploring the cultural richness of the Victorian era.

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FEBRUARY 22, 1890.


"If ever I have to choose.... I shall, without hesitation, shoulder my rifle with the Orangeman." See Professor Tyndall's Reply to Sir W. V. Harcourt. " Times ," Feb. 13, 1890.


DEAR CHARLIE, Bin down as a dab with that dashed heppydemick, dear boy. I 'ave bloomin' nigh sneezed my poor head orf. You know that there specie of toy Wot they call cup and ball! That's me , CHARLIE! My back seemed to open and shut, As the grippe demon danced on my innards, and played pitch and toss with my nut.

Hinfluenza be blowed! It licks hague and cholera rolled into one. The Sawbones have give it that name, I'm aware, but of course that's their fun. I've 'ad colds in the head by the hunderd, but this weren't no cold, leastways mine . Howsomever, I'm jest coming round a bit, thanks to warm slops and QyNine.

Took to reading, I did as I mended; that's mostly a practice with me. When I'm down on my back that's the time for a turn at my dear old D. T. A party named ROBERT BUCHANAN, as always appears on the job, Was a slating a chappie called HUXLEY... Continue reading book >>

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