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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 February 15, 1890

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,761 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 357
Added to site: 2009.09.08
mnybks.net#: 25222
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Periodical
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Macmillan, or Cornhill (where, somehow, a ghost-story always reads uncommonly well), this romance would have created a great sensation. As it is, it doesn't, at least not much. BARON DE BOOK-WORMS.

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MR. PUNCH'S MORAL MUSIC-HALL DRAMAS.

Our present Drama (No. VI.) represents an attempt to illustrate upon the Music-hall Stage the eternal truth that race will tell in the long run, despite--but, on second thoughts, it does not quite prove that, though it certainly shows the unerring accuracy of parental--at least, that is not exactly its tendency, either; and the fact is that Mr. Punch is more than a little mixed himself as to the precise theory which it is designed to enforce. He hopes, however, that, as a realistic study of Patrician life and manners, it will possess charms for a democratic audience.

COMING OF AGE.

A Grand Social Psychological Comedy-Drama, in One Act.

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.

The Earl

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