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Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 16, 1892   By:

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"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 16, 1892" offers a delightful collection of satirical and humorous sketches, showcasing the wit and creativity of the writers and illustrators of the time. The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from politics and society to everyday life, all presented with a sharp and clever sense of humor. Each page is filled with clever wordplay, clever observations, and witty commentary, making it a joy to read from cover to cover. The illustrations accompanying the text are equally entertaining, adding an additional layer of humor to the already amusing content. Overall, "Punch, Or The London Charivari" is a must-read for anyone who enjoys clever satire and intelligent humor.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 102.

January 16, 1892.

[Illustration: LES FRANCAIS PEINTS PAR EUX MÊMES (ET ILLUSTRÊS PAR NOUS).

"O JULIETTE!" S'ÉCRIA OSCAR, EN S'ASSEYANT À COTÉ D'ELLE SUR LA PIERRE TUMULAIRE, "ÉPOUSE DE MON MEILLEUR AMI! JE JURE QUE JE T'ADORE! JE JURE ICI, SUR LA TOMBE DE MA SAINTE MÈRE, QUI BÉNIT NOS AMOURS DE LÀ HAUT!"]

CABITAL!

SIR, The proposal to extend the Cab Radius to five miles from Charing Cross is good in its way, but it does not go far enough. My idea is that the cheap cab fare should include any place in the Home Counties. Cabmen should also be prevented by law from refusing to take a person, say, from Piccadilly to St. Albans, on the plea that their horse "could not do the distance." All assertions of that kind should be punished as perjury. Cabmen are notoriously untruthful. Why should not Cab Proprietors, too, be obliged to keep relays of horses at convenient spots on all the main roads out of Town in case a horse really proves unequal to going fifteen miles or so into the country, in addition to a hard day's work in London? Yours unselfishly,

St. Albans . NORTHWARD HO!

SIR, Why will people libel the Suburbs, and keep on describing them as dull? I am sure that a place which, like the one I write from, contains a Lawn Tennis Club (entrance into which we keep very select), a Circulating Library, where all the new books of two years' back are obtainable without much delay, a couple of handsome and ascetic young Curates, and a public Park, capable of holding twenty six perambulators and as many nursemaids at one and the same time, can only fitly be described as an Elysium... Continue reading book >>


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