Punch, or the London Charivari, May 13, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,443 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 382
Added to site: 2008.01.16
mnybks.net#: 19745
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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I read it aloud. "What's wrong with that?" I asked. "Were you in love with her yourself?"

"I was not," said George shortly. "To the best of my knowledge I have never even set eyes on the wretched girl, and never want to. My implication in the affair rests solely on my having once been at school with the bridegroom."

"Then what more touching than that he should desire the presence of his old comrade at such a crisis?"

"Presence!" began George bitterly. "If they'd said----"

I stopped him. "I know the pun," I said quickly, "and am no longer capable of being amused at it. So that is the ground of your complaint. I must say, George, that I regard this as a little mean of you."

"You may," answered George. "That shows you don't realise the facts. If you were in my position you wouldn't talk like that. Why, look at it," he went on, warming to his subject, "here am I, a bachelor nearing fifty, with an income, secure certainly, but by no means lavish; and what do

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