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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 146, April 15, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,315 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 329
Added to site: 2007.10.11
mnybks.net#: 18475
Genre: Periodical
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d endeared him to litigation, he must needs start his action for slander. By the time that action had been tried, and appealed, and a new trial ordered and held, and the legal proceedings in the respective bankruptcies of the social reformer and the juror were completed, the total of counsels' guineas must have been well on the other side of a thousand.

Everybody had now forgotten that there ever was a stack involved and no one would have recollected that the Insurance Company had had anything to do with it, had not the social reformer, in the course of his public examination, ingenuously attributed his financial downfall to the original misbehaviour of that company in disbelieving their policy-holders when they declared that they were not incendiaries. Thereupon, after a number of applications by counsel to a number of courts, the Insurance Company got itself inserted in the Bankruptcy proceedings, but not before an enterprising newspaper had taken upon itself to assert that there was an element of tr

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