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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, November 28, 1891   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, November 28, 1891 offers a fascinating glimpse into the humor and satire of Victorian England. Filled with clever wit, sharp observations, and biting social commentary, this collection of cartoons and articles provides a unique insight into the issues and concerns of the time. The illustrations are charming and the writing is witty and engaging, making it a delightful read for anyone interested in Victorian-era satire. While some of the jokes may be dated, many of them still resonate today, making this volume a valuable historical and cultural resource. Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, November 28, 1891 is a delightful and entertaining book that offers a window into a bygone era.

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VOL. 101.

November 28, 1891.




Imagine my feelings when I read the following letter. It lay quite innocently on my breakfast table in a heap of others. It was stamped in the ordinary way, post marked in the ordinary way, and addressed correctly, though how the charming writer discovered my address I cannot undertake to say; in fact, there was nothing in its outward appearance to distinguish it from the rest of my everyday correspondence. I opened it carelessly, and this is what I read:


RIDICULOUS BEING, In the course of a fairly short life I have read many absurd things, but never in all my existence have I read anything so absurd as your last letter. I don't say that your amiable story about HERMIONE MAYBLOOM is not absolutely true; in fact, I knew HERMIONE very slightly myself when everybody was raving about her, and I never could understand what all you men (for, of course, you are a man; no woman could be so foolish) saw in her to make you lose your preposterous heads. To me she always seemed silly and affected , and not in the least pretty, with her snub nose, and her fuzzy hair. So I am rather glad, not from any personal motive, but for the sake of truth and justice , that you have shown her up... Continue reading book >>

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