Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

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

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,909 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 258
Added to site: 2009.11.24
mnybks.net#: 25882
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Periodical
Excerpt

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!

* * * * *

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

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Debra Salonen
Former award-winning newspaper journalist and bestselling author, Debra Salonen is back with the fun and very romantic Black Hills Rendezvous series. Today she answers our questions on how she chooses names for her characters, what made her pick a sperm donor as lead character for Black Hills Baby and whether she thinks love conquers all.
Read full interview...