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Punch, Or The London Charivari

Vol. 100, June 27, 1891

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,967 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 377
Added to site: 2004.11.13
mnybks.net#: 9093
Genre: Periodical
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p> MOMUS ON MANIPUR.

Sentiment, GORST, to your stern soul, May seem a "Simple Simon;" But if there be a cheaper _rôle_, 'Tis that of twopenny Timon!

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Twin MOTTO.--"_You mustn't speak to the Man at the Wheel_" has become a proverbial expression. It stood alone. Now it has a companion; it comes from the hand of "A Master." It is, "_You must not speak to the Gentlemen of the Jury._" The exceptions which prove this rule are in favour of the Judge, the Counsel, the Clerk, and the Usher.

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THE LOST SERGEANT.

[In a recent case before Mr. Justice CHITTY, a doubt was expressed as to whether there was still such an officer as the Sergeant-at-Arms attending the Courts. His services had not been required since 1879. After some inquiry, however, he was discovered.]

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, where wert thou? Haply pensioned In some remote and solitary spot; By lips judicial never eve

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