Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 104, April 15, 1893

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,971 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 293
Added to site: 2007.11.30
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Genres: Periodical, Humor
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A. An inmate is taught a trade, or even a profession.

Q. And now, in conclusion, considering that a breach of the law is necessary to secure admission to the University, what would you consider the most appropriate motto for the Institution?

A. "Honesty is not (at first) the best policy."

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"BACK US UP!"--It is stated that, on the new School Board for the Henley-in-Arden district, a Mr. H. BACCHUS has been elected. May BACCHUS (and the classic "fat venison") never be absent from this Board! Probably, nowadays, BACCHUS is a strong supporter of the Temperance Movement, if not himself a Total Abstainer.

LETTERS TO ABSTRACTIONS.

No. XVIII.--TO FAILURE.

SIR,--Hitherto, I seem to have been submitting to you examples that cannot properly be described as failures. This was not my purpose. I wished rather to describe one or two characters whose ruin, to a greater or smaller degree, you have compassed by your influence. But som

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