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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, May 27, 1893

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,121 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 383
Added to site: 2008.12.12
mnybks.net#: 22836
Genre: Periodical
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Wife to be considered--and then, a Naiad--eh?

His friend. She's half in the water.

The P. P. Yes, but then--those lily-leaves in her hair, you know, and--and coming up all dripping like that--no, it's hardly worth while bringing out the paper again!

The I. Y. P. Isn't this queer--"Neptune's Horses"?--They can't be intended to represent waves, surely!

Her Mother. It's impossible to tell what the Painter intended, my dear, but I never saw waves so like horses as that.

IN THE NORTH ROOM.

The I. Y. P. "Cain's First Crime." Why, he's only feeding a stork! I don't see any crime in that.

Her Mother. He's giving it a live lizard, my dear.

The I. Y. P. But storks like live lizards, don't they? And ADAM and EVE are looking on, and don't seem to mind.

Her Mother. I expect that's the moral of it. If they'd taken it away from him, and p

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