Punch, or The London Charivari

Vol. 1, July 17, 1841

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1841
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,837 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 926
Added to site: 2004.11.15
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Genre: Periodical
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d a large assortment of jokes, which will be suitable for all occurrences of the table, whether dinner or tea. He has also a few second-hand bon mots which he can offer a bargain.

*** A GOOD LAUGHER WANTED.

* * * * *

A SYNOPSIS OF VOTING, ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE CATEGORIES OF "CANT."

There hath been long wanting a full and perfect Synopsis of Voting, it being a science which hath become exceedingly complicated. It is necessary, therefore, to the full development of the art, that it be brought into such an exposition, as that it may be seen in a glance what are the modes of bribing and influencing in Elections. The briber, by this means, will be able to arrange his polling-books according to the different categories, and the bribed to see in what class he shall most advantageously place himself.

It is true that there be able and eloquent writers greatly experienced in this noble science, but none have yet been able so to express it as to bring it (as we

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