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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 14, 1892" offers a glimpse into the wit and humor of the Victorian era. The collection of satirical cartoons, articles, and poems provides a window into the social and political issues of the time, offering both entertainment and commentary on the world around them.

The illustrations are detailed and clever, with a keen eye for caricature and satire. The writing is sharp and witty, showcasing the talents of the various contributors who helped create this publication.

While some of the humor may be dated or specific to the time period, there are still many moments that resonate with modern readers. The themes of class, politics, and society are still relevant today, making this collection a fascinating insight into the past.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 14, 1892" is a delightful and thought-provoking read for anyone interested in history, humor, or Victorian culture. It is a testament to the enduring appeal of satire and satire as a means of commentary.

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VOL. 102

MAY 14, 1892



I am in favour of Mr. BRYCE's Access to Mountains Bill, and of Crofters who may be ambitious to cultivate the fertile slopes of all the Bens in Scotland. In fact, I am in favour of anything that will, or may, interfere with the tedious toil of Deer stalking. Mr. BRYCE's Bill, I am afraid, will do no good. People want Access to Mountains when they cannot get it; when once they can, they will stay where the beer is, and not go padding the wet and weary hoof through peat hogs, over rocks, and along stupid and fatiguing acclivities, rugged with heather. Oh, preserve me from Deer stalking; it is a sport of which I cherish only the most sombre memories.

They may laugh, and say it was my own fault, all my misfortune on the stalk, but a feeling reader will admit that I have merely been unlucky. My first adventure, or misadventure if you like, was at Cauldkail Castle, Lord GABERLUNZIE's place, which had been rented by a man who made a fortune in patent corkscrews. The house was pretty nearly empty, as everyone had gone south for the Leger, so it fell to my lot to go out under the orders of the head stalker. He was a man of six foot three, he walked like that giant of iron, TALUS his name was, I think, who used to perambulate the shores of Crete, an early mythical coast guard... Continue reading book >>

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