Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, June 14 1890

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,016 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 403
Added to site: 2010.08.08
mnybks.net#: 28657
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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in and out Does a White Man! He will tell you like a shot If the roads are good or not; He can open up the lot, Ask a White Man!

And if about the Angels you Feel cu-ri-os-i-ty, For information prompt and true, To a White Man apply. He knows 'em, and, indeed, 'tis said Himself is almost such. His "words of wisdom" on this head Will interest you much.

Chorus.

If you want to shoot and drink, Ask a White Man! He can help you there, I think. Ask a White Man! If you'll learn to grab and fight, And be mutually polite, And observe the laws of Right, Ask a White Man!

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MR. PUNCH'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASES.

THEATRICAL CRITICISM.

"Mr. Ranter's Macbeth is too well known to all play-goers to need any special notice at our hands. Those who have not yet seen it should avail themselves of the present opportunity;" i.e., "Can't pitch into old RANTER, good chap and personal friend."

DIAGNOSTIC.

"I should say in

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