Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 104, April 8, 1893

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,348 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 315
Added to site: 2007.09.20
mnybks.net#: 18305
Genres: Humor, Periodical
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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

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