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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 146, April 1, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,957 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 320
Added to site: 2007.10.13
mnybks.net#: 18523
Genre: Humor
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Ashore and Afloat.

We don't recommend this as a beginning, however. Very often the captain, who wants to steer himself, resents an additional shoulder at the wheel--and invites you to the top of the masthead.

* * * * *

[Illustration: MORE BRAINY IDEAS OF OUR DRAPERS.

CUSTOMER BEING CONDUCTED TO THE SPRING MILLINERY DEPARTMENT.]

* * * * *

THE MOON.

[IMPOSSIBLE PLAY SERIES.]

A SUPER-PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA IN ONE ACT.

Persons of the Play.

Lord Gumthorpe. Lady Gastwyck. Angela Thynne. Stud, a butler.

[Author to Printer.--Oblige me by reversing your usual practice, and printing the text in italics and the stage directions in roman type. My request will, I hope, prove intelligible.]

Scene.--The drawing-room at Lady Gastwyck's. A large, low room with a mullioned window at the back through which moonlight steals. The decoration of the room is Adams', though of rather a self-c

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