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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 146, June 24, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,123 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 355
Added to site: 2008.05.23
mnybks.net#: 20983
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
Excerpt

g my own holiday just now very agreeably in composing conundrums. This is my latest: "Why do I differ from my trousers?" The answer is, "Because they don't want reseating."

LORD WIMBORNE.--There is no place for a holiday like Meadowbrook.

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A set of 12 Elizabethan "Apostle" spoons were recently offered for sale at Messrs. CHRISTIE'S. Only one actual Apostle (Saint PETER) was available, but excellent substitutes were provided in the persons of ALEXANDER THE GREAT, CHARLEMAGNE, JULIUS CÆSAR, KING ARTHUR, GUY OF WARWICK, QUEEN ELIZABETH, JUDAS MACCABEUS and others.

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"The fielding was particularly smart and the batsmen could not get the ball away, the only hit worth mention for several hours being a 4 by Tarrant off Bullough."

Newcastle Evening Chronicle.

A few more efforts like this and we shall suspect TARRANT of having read the "Brighter Cricket" articles.

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"A wireless message has been received here

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