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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 104, May 6, 1893

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,249 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 349
Added to site: 2008.08.29
mnybks.net#: 21913
Genre: Periodical
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andowner; conversation turned on Depression of Agriculture; the WOOLWICH INFANT presented himself to view of sympathetic House as specimen of what a man of ordinarily healthy habits might be brought to by necessity of paying Income-tax on the gross rental of house property. A procession of friends of the Agriculturist was closed by portly figure of CHAPLIN, another effective object-lesson suitable for illustration of lectures on Agricultural Depression. Mr. G., feeling there was no necessity for speech, had resolutely withstood the others. CHAPLIN at the table, proved irresistible. To him, CHAPLIN is embodiment of the heresy of Protection, Bi-metallism, and other emanations of the Evil One. When CHAPLIN sat down, PREMIER romped in, and, having delivered the inevitable speech, went off home, soothed, and satisfied.

Business done.--Budget Scheme passed through Committee.

Friday.--Almost forgot we still have House of Lords. Shall be reminded of their existence by-and-by. For the n

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