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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 22, 1890   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 22, 1890 is a captivating collection of satirical articles, cartoons, and poems that provide a unique insight into the social and political issues of the late 19th century. The wit and humor displayed in each piece make for an enjoyable read, while also prompting readers to reflect on the complexities of the time period.

The illustrations are especially noteworthy, as they add an extra layer of humor and depth to the publication. Whether poking fun at politicians, societal norms, or current events, the cartoons are sharp and clever, showcasing the talent of the artists involved.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 22, 1890 is a must-read for history buffs, literature enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a good laugh. It is a valuable cultural artifact that provides a window into the past while still remaining relevant and entertaining to modern readers.

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MARCH 22, 1890.

[Illustration: MAXIMS FOR THE BAR. No. II.

"Always laugh at the Judge's jokes. It is not upon such an occasion that his Lordship observes that he will NOT have the Court turned into a theatre."]


I've jest been told another staggerer. Well, it seems then that, in one of the werry largest and werry poppularest of all the Citty Parishes, sum grand old Cristian Patriots of the holden times left lots of money, when they was ded, and didn't want it no more, to be given to the Pore of the Parish, for warious good and charitable hobjecs, such as for rewarding good and respectabel Female Servants as managed to keep their places for at least four years, in despite of rampageous Marsters, and crustaceous Missuses; also for selling Coles to werry Pore Peeple at sumthink like four pence per hundredweight, be the reglar price what it may; also for paying what's called, I think, premeums for putting Pore Boys or Pore Gals as aprentisses to warious trades, so as to lern and laber truly to get a good living when they growd up, insted of loafing about in dirt and hignorence; likewise for allowing little pensions to poor old women as is a striving all their mite and main to keep themselves out of the hated Workhouse; and there are seweral other similar good purposes as the good Citizens of old left their money for, and hundreds if not thowsands of pore but honest men and women has had good cause to be grateful to 'em for their kind and pious thortfulness... Continue reading book >>

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