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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 22, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,114 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 333
Added to site: 2008.04.05 20499
Genres: Periodical, Humor

s generations."

Chronicle of London Missionary Society.

Of thrashing, anyhow.

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"The feature of the Keswick valley is its spacious width of skyscrape."--L.& N.W.R. Guide to the English Lakes.

In this respect New York is its only serious rival.

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Having been a bachelor from my earliest youth I suppose I ought to be accustomed to the condition; but the fact remains that I miss something--something which only a wedding supplies.

Curiously enough this want is not a wife. I have been without one so long that I should not know what to do with her if I had one. I should probably overlook her, and she would become atrophied or die of neglect or thirst. Neither do I crave a home of my own; nor golden-haired children to climb up my knee. I can do without these accessories.

But what I do hunger for and what I will have is a trousseau. Why the acquisition of a trousseau should be a purely fem



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