Mr. Punch's Railway Book

Mr. Punch's Railway Book

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Excerpt: ... VOCES POPULI II. On the Platform A Lady of Family. Oh, yes, I do travel third-class sometimes, my dear. I consider it a duty to try to know something of the lower orders. Looks out for an empty third-class compartment. En Route The seats are now all occupied: the Lady of Family is in one corner, next to a Chatty Woman with a basket, and opposite to an Eccentric-looking Man with a flighty manner. The Eccentric Man (to the Lady of Family). Sorry to disturb you, mum, but you're a-setting on one o' my 'am sandwiches. The L. of F. !!! The E. M. (considerately). Don't trouble yourself, mum, it's of no intrinsic value. I on'y put it there to keep my seat. The Chatty W. (to the L. of F.). I think I've seen you about Shinglebeach, 'ave I not? Pg 102 The L. of F. It is very possible. I have been staying with some friends in the neighbourhood. The C. W. It's a nice cheerful place is Shinglebeach; but (confidentially) don't you think it's a very sing'ler thing that in a place like thatshow more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236689429
  • 9781236689429