Punch, or the London Charivari

Volume 104, January 7, 1893

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,755 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 330
Added to site: 2008.08.22
mnybks.net#: 21833
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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TTLE TICH," all tragedians?)--gave us Great PAYNE--yclept HARRY PAYNE, the good old Conservative "JOEY."

If the possibilities, "per variation et mutation" of gorgeous modern Pantomime, are exhausted--"which," as EUCLID observes, "is impossible"--except we may "add a rider" (as the Clown in the Circle might observe) that Pantomime is, in itself, a reductio ad absurdum--then, perchance, Sir DRURIOLANUS MAGNIFICUS may give us next Christmas a Shorter Opening, say ten Scenes, to be followed by six Harlequinade Scenes, treating, by way of "Review," all the leading topics of Ninety-Three. Nous verrons--at least, such is our hope. And so a Prosperous New Year to Sir DRURIOLANUS, and all his works.

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NOVEL, BUT NOT NEW.

(A Story of Romance in Town and Country.)

SCENE I.--Publisher's Sanctum. Amateur Author discovered in consultation with Enterprising Publisher.

Enterprising Publisher. Yes, my dear Sir, I t

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