Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 105, July 29th, 1893

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,401 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 261
Added to site: 2011.10.21
mnybks.net#: 30911
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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e at the top, more surprised and annoyed than ever. The Third Wonder refuses to be appeased unless he is allowed to hold the Second head downwards by the ankles. After further amenities of this kind they come down, apparently reconciled, and are towed back to the shore.

Miss Friv. Is that supposed to be an illustration of life on the Rocky Mountains?

Mr. Hopl. (bringing the full powers of his mind to bear on the subject). I should be inclined to doubt myself whether it afforded any accurate idea of either the industry or the--er--relaxations peculiar to that region, which can hardly be favourable to such pursuits.

Miss Friv. They might find it useful for escaping from a grizzly, mightn't they?

Mr. Hopl. Hardly, if, as I have always been given to understand, the grizzly bear is an equally expert climber. I imagine their title of "Rocky Mountain Wonders" is merely indicative of their--er--origin, and that their performances would inde

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