Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, February 16, 1916

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,940 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 414
Added to site: 2007.11.05
mnybks.net#: 18881
Genre: Humor
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Excerpt

f the Spring crop of volumes. You're aware, of course, m'amie, that if a book's even to be looked at now it must be either Somebody's Memories of Everybody Else or Somebody's Experiences in an Enemy Country. Well, and so Stella Clackmannan and I, in the hostel we run for poor dears who've lost their situations abroad and have no friends to go to on coming back here, found among our guests a bright little Cockney who's been what she calls an up-and-down girl in the Royal Palace at Bashbang, the capital of Rowdydaria. My dearest, the things that girl has climbed over and crawled under, and the weather she's come through, in escaping from the Rowdydarians and getting back here! And the things she's seen and heard in the Palace! It will throw a flood of light on all sorts of things, and will certainly make our F.O. sit up.

With the help of a clever photographer and some imagination we've reconstructed the up-and-down girl's adventures quite nicely. There are photos of the King of Rowdydar

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