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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, April 12, 1890

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,909 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 263
Added to site: 2009.11.24 25882
Genres: Humor, Periodical

ikely to be still heavier.

BOB at breakfast, gives us the "straight tip"--says he's going to "tool us back to Town in one day--only forty miles." Delighted at prospect. To carry out his programme, BOB has to get extra speed out of horses. Result--he gives us all the "straight tip"--down near Horsham--into a neighbouring field!

A wheel off! Horse disabled! Telegraph to owner to come and fetch his coach; we go back (dejectedly) by rail. Bruised all over. Expenses enormous. Give me a jolly week in Paris next Easter!

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An "Indignant One" writes:--"Sir--our house is infested with mice. Seeing a gentleman's name in the Times with the words 'Mus. Doc.' after it, I sent to him. If I had wanted to have a horse cured, and had seen 'equus doc.' after somebody's name, I should have acted in the same manner. I have sent three times and obtained no answer. If I do not hear from him by to-night's post, informing me why he does not come and give me a prescription for curi



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