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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, June 28 1890

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,212 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 387
Added to site: 2010.08.25
mnybks.net#: 28801
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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ke old times, indeed. Seventy questions on the paper, increased fourfold by others put arising out of the answer. Practice is for Irish Members to put question; Prince ARTHUR reads answer from manuscript supplied from Irish Office; then uprise in succession half-a-dozen other Irish Members, each asking fresh question. Prince ARTHUR with one leg crossed over other and hand to chin sits looking and listening; presently when there is lull, lounges up to table and makes answer. FERGUSSON looks on in wonder. "What would become of me," he said, "supposing after I had read out my cut-and-dried answer, half-a-dozen fellows sprang on my back, and with fists in my face demanded reply to quite new question. I'm afraid I'd be lost."

That exceedingly probable. FERGUSSON'S floundering when momentarily adrift from sheet-anchor of his written reply decidedly painful. Prince ARTHUR saunters up to very mouth of guns of battery opened on him from Irish camp; looks straight down them; fires his shot; and saunters back; of

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