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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887 is a collection of satirical and humorous articles, cartoons, and poems that provide a glimpse into the social and political landscape of late 19th-century Britain. The publication covers a wide range of topics, including current events, fashion, literature, and everyday life, offering a unique perspective on the issues of the time.

The writing in this volume is witty and clever, with sharp commentary on the absurdities of society and the foibles of human nature. The illustrations are equally engaging, adding an extra layer of humor and insight to the text. Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887 is a delightful read that will entertain and enlighten readers interested in history, culture, and satire.

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VOL. 93.

AUGUST 13, 1887.



( By One of the Fifty Thousand. )

Enthusiastic Surreyite loquitur :

[Illustration: Lo! man!]

[Illustration: Shrews bery!]

[Illustration: Gunn and Barnes.]

Hooray! Oh, you must let me holloa. I'm one of the famed "Surrey Crowd," And a roar for a win such as this is, can not be too long or too loud. Won by four wickets! As good as though WALTER had scored half a million, Great Scott! what a rush from the ring! what a crowd round the crowded Pavilion! LOHMANN! MAURICE READ!! SHUTER!!! they shouted. KEY!!! KEY!!! LOHMANN!!! LOHMANN!!! "Took down the number" of Notts, Sir, and she's a redoubtable foeman. We haven't licked her for years, and she crowed, Sir, and not without reason; And now, under SHUTER, we've done it at last, Sir, and twice in one season! After a terrible tussle; how oft was my heart in my mouth, Sir. Luck now seemed to lean to the North, and anon would incline to the South, Sir. Game wasn't won till 'twas lost. Hooray, though, for Surrey! 'Twas her win. We missed our WOOD at the wicket, Notts squared it by missing her SHERWIN, Both with smashed fingers! Rum luck! But then cricketing luck is a twister... Continue reading book >>

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