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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 21, 1891   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 21, 1891" is a satirical magazine that offers a humorous take on the political and social issues of its time. The writing is sharp, witty, and insightful, providing a unique perspective on the events of the late 19th century.

The illustrations accompanying the text are as entertaining as they are clever, adding an extra layer of humor to the magazine's content. The range of topics covered is broad, ensuring that there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether poking fun at politicians, critiquing societal norms, or lampooning cultural trends, "Punch" succeeds in providing readers with a fresh and entertaining perspective.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 21, 1891" is a delightful read that will appeal to anyone with an interest in history, humor, or current affairs. Its timeless wit and charm continue to entertain readers over a century later.

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VOL. 100.

March 21, 1891.


She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be; (And into such a rage she flew On learning this from me;) And yet she's lovely, nay divine, Judged by her own peculiar line.

She's deeply read. She knows as much As average sixth form boys; But not the greatest sage could touch The high, aggressive joys That imp her wing, like bird of prey, When in my dates I go astray.

Not only learning's pure serene Her soaring mind can charm; The tradesman, shrinking from a scene, Regards her with alarm, And many a 'bus conductor owns The pow'r of her metallic tones.

Contentiously content, she takes Her strident way through life, And goodness only knows what makes Her choose to be my wife. Courage, poor heart! Thy yearnings stifle. She's not a girl with whom to trifle.




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