Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 20, 1887.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,914 / 40 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 454
Added to site: 2010.07.01
mnybks.net#: 28345
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Periodical
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TREVELYAN swears he trusts the Grand Old Man, And follows him in playing fast and loose. Well, we have heard of Leda and the Swan, But here's a case of Leader and the Goose!

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POPULAR EDUCATION.--Examiner. Give the meaning of "Hagiology." Candidate. Science of Witchcraft.

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SALUBRITIES ABROAD.

To those about to travel vi‚ Dover and Calais.--Ask when The Empress makes the journey. Something like a boat, and the day our party went by her she did the crossing in the hour, and I won't positively swear it wasn't a minute or so under that time. There's a crossing-sweeper for you! The Empress of the Sea! Mind you it was a fine day, and what I should say would be considered a calm sea, though there were several sufferers.

If not in a hurry--and who can hurry in such weather?--the easiest travelling is by the 11 A.M. from Victoria; admirable Empress for the crossing; and a good twenty-five minute

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