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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 159, August 25th, 1920

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,018 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 351
Added to site: 2005.09.21
mnybks.net#: 11569
Genre: Periodical
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irst that he had stolen it, and I went to Father, but he said that Jakes had thirteen children, and when a man was in trouble like that you ought to give up what you valued most to try to make that man happy, and that Jakes was awfully pleased when he gave him the pipe.

You see that made it very difficult, as we had to get something that Father would like and Jakes too, as he still had thirteen children; and then I remembered that Mrs. Jakes had once looked at a woollen jumper that I had on, and said that it would be just the thing for her Mary Ann, who had a delicate chest, and Jakes would be sure to like what Mrs. Jakes liked, or else he wouldn't have married her. Of course a jumper wasn't really the sort of thing that Father could wear, but I thought he might wrap his foot up in it when he next had gout, and besides I shouldn't be wanting it much more myself, as the summer was coming on.

Angela said that she thought that would do well, and she wouldn't mind giving Father her jumper next month if he s

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