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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, March 22, 1916

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,673 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 308
Added to site: 2007.10.07
mnybks.net#: 18434
Genre: Humor
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lue of several thousands of pounds has been stolen, are being invested by the police."--Morning Paper.

In Exchequer Bonds, no doubt. But we hope they have reserved a few pairs of bracelets for the thieves when they catch them.

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MR. JOHN'S PORTRAIT OF MR. GEORGE.

The generally favourable opinion of MR. AUGUSTUS JOHN'S striking portrait of MR. LLOYD GEORGE is not shared by everybody. The following criticism of the picture has reached us, and as it represents a point of view which, so far as we know, has not found sympathy in the Press opinions which have already appeared, we print it for the edification of the artist, the sitter and any others who may have a few moments to devote to the subject.

I should like to say (writes our correspondent) on behalf of myself and of many worthy members of my congregation that MR. AUGUSTUS JOHN has missed a great opportunity in painting his portrait of our greatest Welshman.

In the first place, surely it lacks dignit

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