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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 18, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,244 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 367
Added to site: 2009.06.09
mnybks.net#: 24390
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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hatever. She is so gentle and so placid. She was always something of a knitter, and, like all essential knitters, given to sitting a little outside of life; but since the war broke out she has knitted practically without ceasing; and who would dream of going to a knitter for stage effects?

Therefore we were astonished when, in talking over the projected Saturday night's entertainment, Aunt Louisa ventured the statement that she had thought out a scheme for a little interlude, and might she be permitted to carry it out? Just a mere fill up, but topical, or possibly even more than topical--prophetic.

Of course she might.

"Is it a tableau?" our stage manager inquired.

"No, I shouldn't call it a tableau," said Aunt Louisa; "I should call it a song scena."

How on earth did she hear that phrase? She never goes to music-halls. I would as soon expect to hear her speak of "featuring."

"A song scena," she went on, "the hero of which is the KAISER; and I shall want half-a-dozen

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