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Mr. Punch Awheel

The Humours of Motoring and Cycling

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Language: English
Wordcount: 17,573 / 63 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 604
Added to site: 2009.06.02
mnybks.net#: 24345
Origin: gutenberg.org

Designed to provide in a series of volumes, each complete in itself, the cream of our national humour, contributed by the masters of comic draughtsmanship and the leading wits of the age to

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thes at breakfast. What is to be done?

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Illustration: THE RETORT CURTEOUS.--Motorist (cheerfully--to fellow-guest in house party). "What luck? Killed anything?"

Angler (bitterly). "No. Have you?"

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Illustration: Vicar's Daughter. "Oh, Withers, your mistress tells me you are saving up to take a little shop and look after your mother. I think it is such a sweet idea!"

Withers. "Well, yes, miss, I did think of it; but now I've got the money I've changed my mind, and I'm going to buy myself one of these 'ere bicycles instead!"

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Illustration: A STORY WITHOUT WORDS

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Illustration: THE INFERENCE.--Giles (who has been rendering "first aid" to wrecked motor-cyclist). "Naw, marm, I doan't think as 'e be a married man, 'cos 'e says this be the worst thing wot 'as ever 'appened to un!"

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Illustration: SAVING THE SITUA

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