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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, February 14, 1917   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, February 14, 1917" is a delightful collection of satirical humor and political commentary from the early 20th century. The illustrations are wonderfully drawn and add a visual element to the witty writing. The jokes and caricatures of public figures are both clever and entertaining, offering a window into the humor and concerns of the time. Overall, this volume is a fascinating and enjoyable read for anyone interested in history, politics, or satire.

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VOL. 152.

February 14th, 1917.


"We will hold up wheat, we will hold up meat, we will hold up munitions of war and we will hold up the world's commerce," says Herr BALLIN. Meanwhile his countrymen on the Western front are content to hold up their hands.

It is reported from German Headquarters that the KAISER intends to confer on Count BERNSTORFF the Iron Cross with white ribbon. This has, we understand, caused consternation in official circles, where it is felt that after all the Count has done his best for Germany.

"We are at war," says the Berliner Tageblatt , a statement which only goes to prove that there is nothing hidden from the great minds of Germany.

The report that Mr. HENRY FORD has offered to place his works at the disposal of the American authorities seems to indicate that he is determined to get America on his side, one way or the other.

Mr. S.F. EDGE, the famous motorist, now on the FOOD CONTROLLER'S staff, has given it as his opinion that a simple outdoor life is best for pigs. We are ashamed to say that our own preference for excluding them from our drawing room has hitherto been dictated by purely selfish motives.

America is making every preparation for a possible war, and Mexico, not to be outdone, has decided to hold a Presidential election... Continue reading book >>

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