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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,489 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 316
Added to site: 2009.07.23
mnybks.net#: 24788
Genre: Periodical
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stern Counties, and that very morning I was completing an exhaustive minute dealing with the probable effects of an improved system of sanitation on the public health of the Borough of Ipswich. Still, I felt that something must be done. So I consulted Jones. Jones is, like myself, a poet; he is also the official whom Ministers of the Crown are accustomed, when hard pressed, to consult on the subject of Infantile Mortality amongst Suburban Undertakers; why, I cannot say, though many think it is on the strength of his having been a Philpott's Theological Prizeman at Oxford. I scribbled him a line in pencil: "Come over into number thirteen and help us; and bring your cigarettes." He came, and before leaving the office at 4.30 I was enabled to comply with my sister-in-law's request. I wrote as follows:--

"Dear Grace,--I do not remember Mary Smith. On the other hand, since in poetry, as in boxing and batting, the proper management of the feet is everything, and requires more practice than either you or your

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