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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, January 25th, 1890

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,102 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 350
Added to site: 2010.01.01
mnybks.net#: 26165
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
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ious reason, as they neither of them know or care about any history but their own).

Well, I s'pose as we are 'ere, we'd better go in a buster for a book o'the words, eh? (To Commissionnaire.) What are yer doin' them c'rect guides at, ole man? A shillin'? Not me! 'Ere, 'ARRIET, we'll make it out for ourselves.

A Young Man (who has dropped in for five minutes--"just to say he's been, don't you know"). 'Jove--my Aunt! Nip out before she spots me ... Stop, though, suppose she has spotted me? Never can tell with gig-lamps ... better not risk it.

[Is "spotted" while hesitating.

His Aunt. I didn't recognise you till just this moment, JOHN, my boy. I was just wishing I had someone to read out all the extracts in the Catalogue for me; now we can go round together.

[JOHN affects a dutiful delight at this suggestion, and wonders mentally if he can get away in time to go to afternoon tea with those pretty C

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