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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 18, 1891   By:

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In "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 18, 1891," readers are treated to a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, humorous anecdotes, and witty commentary on Victorian society. Covering a wide range of topics such as politics, social issues, and popular culture, this volume provides a fascinating glimpse into the mindset of 19th-century London.

The illustrations are particularly impressive, showcasing the talent and creativity of the artists who contributed to the publication. The humor is sharp and often biting, offering a clever critique of the prevailing attitudes and norms of the time.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 18, 1891" is a captivating read that will entertain and enlighten readers interested in the history of satire and comedy. It serves as a valuable snapshot of the cultural landscape of Victorian England and remains a timeless testament to the power of humor in social commentary.

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VOL. 101.

July 18, 1891.




I had not intended to annoy you with another letter. But since I addressed you last week I have received one or two communications not from you, bien entendu , for you are too wary to dispute the accuracy of what I have written; but from concrete human beings, who pretend to speak on your behalf, and deny that I have "proved my case." I might answer by saying that I never set out to prove a case that I wished merely to enjoy a friendly chat with you, and to appeal to your clemency on behalf of the large class whom I ventured to represent by the DABCHICKS. "But," says one of my detractors, in a letter now lying before me, "you have only given one instance. You have talked grandly about Queens, and Dukes, and actresses, and, in the end, you have put us off with a wretched story about the parvenu DABCHICK. For my part, I refuse to admit your authority until you prove, in greater detail, that you really know something of the subject on which you presumed to write." "Sir," I reply, "you are brusque, and somewhat offensive in the style you use towards me. For my part I do not admit that you are entitled to an answer from me, and I have felt disposed to pass you by in silence... Continue reading book >>

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