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Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,349 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 362
Added to site: 2008.01.13
mnybks.net#: 19682
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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us a ville de bains of our very very own. Its name is to be changed from Shrimpington to Week-End-on-Sea. It has no railway station, which, of course, is a great merit; it's not to have any big blatant hotels or pensions--nothing but charming bungalow-cottages; there'll be no pier, no band, none of those banal winter-gardens and impossible pleasure palaces that ces autres delight in, and, of course, none of those immensely fearful concert parties and pierrots. But we shall have a troupe of mermen and mermaids who will do classic gambols by the marge of the sea and play on pipes or shells or whatever it is that sea-creatures play on. There'll be bathing parties, when the last syllable of the last word in bathing-kit will be seen; paddling parties, in carefully thought out toilettes pour marcher dans l'eau, and shell-gathering parties. Stella Clackmannan, who has such an active brain that everyone's quite anxious about her, is going to have tons of really pretty shel

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