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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 7, 1891   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 7, 1891" provides a fascinating glimpse into the political and social landscape of Victorian England. The satirical cartoons and witty articles offer sharp commentary on the issues of the day, from political scandals to societal norms. The contributors demonstrate a keen sense of humor and a sharp wit, making this a highly enjoyable and entertaining read. The illustrations are beautifully rendered and further enhance the overall reading experience. Overall, this volume of Punch is a delightful and insightful look at a bygone era, sure to captivate readers with an interest in history and satire.

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VOL. 100.

March 7, 1891.



SCENE Main Thoroughfare near Hyde Park. Time 8 P.M. Nothing visible anywhere, but very much audible; horses slipping and plunging, wheels grinding, crashes, jolts, and English as she is spoke on such occasions.

Mrs. Flusters ( who is seated in a brougham with her husband, on their way to dine with some friends in Cromwell Road ). We shall be dreadfully late, I know we shall! I'm sure PEACOCK could go faster than this if he liked he always loses his head when there's much traffic. Do tell him to make haste!

Mr. F. Better let him alone he knows what he's doing.

Mrs. F. I don't believe he does, or he wouldn't dawdle like this. If you won't speak to him, I must. ( Lets down the glass and puts out her head. ) PEACOCK!

A Blurred Shadow on the Box. Yes, M'm.

Mrs. F. . What are we stopping for like this?

The Shadow . Fog very thick just 'ere, M'm. Can't see what's in front of us, M'm.

Mrs. F. It's just as safe to keep moving as to stand still go on at once.

The S. Very good, M'm. ( To horse. ) Pull urp! [ Crash!

Voice from the Unseen . What the blanky blank, &c.

Peacock . There is suthin in front, M'm... Continue reading book >>

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