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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, June 6, 1891   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, June 6, 1891 is a satirical magazine that offers a humorous and sharp commentary on the politics, society, and culture of Victorian England. The publication features a mix of cartoons, articles, and poetry that highlight the absurdity of contemporary issues and personalities.

The writing in Punch is witty and clever, poking fun at everyone from politicians to everyday citizens. The cartoons are particularly effective, using visual humor to drive home the magazine's points.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, June 6, 1891 is an entertaining and insightful look at the world of the late 19th century. It provides a window into the concerns and attitudes of the time, while also offering a good laugh along the way.

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VOL. 100.

June 6, 1891.



SCENE A Village School room. A Juvenile Treat is in progress, and a Magic Lantern, hired for the occasion, "with set of slides complete to last one hour" is about to be exhibited.


The Vicar's Daughter ( suddenly recognising the New Curate, who is blinking unsuspectingly in the lantern rays ). Oh, Mr. TOOTLER, you've just come in time to help us! The man with the lantern says he only manages the slides, and can't do the talking part. And I've asked lots of people, and no one will volunteer. Would you mind just explaining the pictures to the children? It's only a little Nursery tale Valentine and Orson I chose that, because it's less hackneyed, and has such an excellent moral , you know. I'm sure you'll do it so beautifully !

Mr. Tootler ( a shy man ). I I'd do it with pleasure, I'm sure only I really don't know anything about Valentine and Orson !

The V's D. Oh, what does that matter? I can tell you the outline in two minutes. ( She tells him. ) But it's got to last an hour, so you must spin it out as much as ever you can.

[Illustration: The Young Heckler.]

Mr. Tootler ( to himself ). Ought I to neglect such a golden opportunity of winning these young hearts? No... Continue reading book >>

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