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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 105, July 15th 1893

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,906 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 373
Added to site: 2011.10.06 30857
Genres: Periodical, Humor

One of the great weekly magazines of the time - filled with satire and humour.

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yers for the L. C. C. Secret Service Fund.

1903. Petition for Metropolitan Improvement unanimously rejected.

1904. Act abolishing the L. C. C. passed in Parliament at a single sitting.

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"COMMONS PRESERVATION SOCIETY."--A most useful body, no doubt. "But," asks Lord T. NODDIE, "as our Upper House is so often threatened, why isn't there a "Lords Preservation Society?"

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Charming maidens, smiling brightly, Moving gracefully and lightly As the fawn, Linger still, let me invite you, Surely on this short June night you Dance till dawn.

Till the early bird will get the Worm, and seaside shrimpers net the Shrimp or prawn. Whilst they print the morning paper, Let us glide and whirl and caper Till the dawn.

Till, with waking chirp of sparrows, Early costermongers' barrows Forth are drawn. Till the candles flare and gutter. And the daylight, through the shutter, Peeps at dawn;

Till the cock is crowing; listen! And the



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