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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, June 20, 1891 is a delightful collection of satirical illustrations, articles, and witty commentary from the late 19th century. The contributors showcase a keen eye for social commentary, poking fun at the political and cultural happenings of the time with clever humor and biting sarcasm.

The illustrations are a highlight of this volume, bringing to life the absurdities and hypocrisies of Victorian society in vivid detail. From caricatures of politicians and public figures to scenes of everyday life, each drawing is expertly crafted to entertain and provoke thought.

The writing in Punch is equally sharp and entertaining. The articles cover a wide range of topics, from current events to literary criticism, all delivered with a playful and irreverent tone. The witty banter and clever wordplay will keep readers engaged and amused throughout.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, June 20, 1891 is a charming and entertaining snapshot of Victorian satire at its best. Whether you're a history buff, a fan of humor and wit, or just looking for a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and delight. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a fun and insightful glimpse into the past.

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VOL. 100.

June 20, 1891.



A light canoe, a box of cigarettes, Sunshine and shade; A conscience free from love or money debts To man or maid;

A book of verses, tender, quaint, or gay, DOBSON or LANG; Trim yew girt gardens, echoing the day When HERRICK sang;

A Thames side Inn, a salad, and some fruit, Beaune or Hochheimer; Are simple joys, but admirably suit An idle rhymer.



Saturday, June 6 , 11 P.M. Home after our last turn. Fancy from several drinks had on the way, and the pace we had to put into that last mile and a half, that something's up. Turned into stall nice and comfortable, as usual.

Sunday . Something is up with a vengeance. Hoorooh! We're on strike. I don't know the rights of it, nor don't care, as long as I have my bit of straw to roll in, and a good feed twice a day. I wonder, by the way, if the fellow who looks after my oats is "off." Past feeding time. Feel uneasy about it. Hang it all, I would rather work for my living, than be tied up here doing nothing without a feed! Ha! here he is, thank goodness, at last... Continue reading book >>

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