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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, January 19, 1916

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,699 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 332
Added to site: 2007.09.16 18242
Genre: Periodical

Still conquest comes sooner or later, and I have reached that point in my own struggle. I have at last finally got over the tendency to write 1915.

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"As a result of the Labour Conference at Westminster yesterday, a resolution was sunk on Lake Tanganyika."--Western Daily Press.

The best place for it.

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A friend of mine has started as manager of his first theatre these holidays. It may seem to you an unpropitious moment for such a beginning, but in many ways this special theatre is exceptionally well guaranteed against failure. The proprietor was kind enough to invite my presence at his opening performance. As a matter of fact I had myself put up the money for it.

Naturally I was anxious for the thing to be a success. The theatre stands on what you could truthfully call a commanding situation at one end of the schoolroom table. It is an elegant renaissance edifice of wood and cardboard, with a seating accomm



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