Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 104, April 8, 1893

Cover image for


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,348 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 342
Added to site: 2007.09.20 18305
Genres: Humor, Periodical

g--and, after all, perhaps they're only rival lovers, or he's her father, or something.

The S. L. And she inviting one to come into the house in that bold way--a nice example for young persons! Look there, he's come back with a flageolet, and she's actually poured a jug of water on his head out of the window! "Only a pair of hands," did you say? So it may be--but we all know who it is that "Finds some mischief still For idle hands to do"--and there we have an illustration of it, my dear.

[She shakes herself down in her sealskins with virtuous disapproval.

The Unsophisticated Father (who has been roaring with laughter). Capital! It is amazingly clever, 'pon my word! Can't imagine how they do these things--can you, VIVVIE? [To Up-to-Date Child.

Miss Vivien. Oh, well I've seen so much conjuring at parties, you know, Father, that I don't notice it particularly,--but it's nice to see you s



Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

L.L. Collins
When L.L. Collins isn't wrangling 25 preteens during her day job as a teacher, she writes heartfelt, emotionally charged romance novels. Books in which the heroes are not always alpha males and the heroines everything but perfect. In her book, Snared, Collins also addresses tough subjects such as mental health and foster care. As our author of the day Collins reveals why she chose to write about a shy rock star, her own experience with foster care and talks about her journey as an author.
Read full interview...