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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 104, March 18, 1893

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,101 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 391
Added to site: 2007.09.18
mnybks.net#: 18274
Genre: Periodical
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owe her--but I can't!

Hilda (looks hard at him). Can't I help you? I helped RAGNAR BROVIK. Didn't you know I stayed with him and poor little KAIA--after that accident to my Master Builder? I did. I made RAGNAR build me the loveliest castle in the air--lovelier, even, than poor Mr. SOLNESS'S would have been--and we stood together on the very top. The steps were rather too much for KAIA. Besides, there was no room for her on top. And he put towering spires on all his semi-detached villas. Only, somehow, they didn't let. Then the castle in the air tumbled down, and RAGNAR went into liquidation, and I continued my walking-tour.

[Illustration: "Beautiful rainbow-coloured powders that will give one a real grip on the world!"]

Dr. Herd. (interested against his will). And where did you go after that, may I ask, Miss WANGEL?

Hilda. Oh, ever so far North. There I met Mr. and Mrs. TESMAN--the second Mrs. TESMAN--she who

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