Punch Volume 105

Punch Volume 105

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...at last, v In the greatest life-game have the latest cast. Heroic 'tis to see you, strong, elate, Heading the onset, and in Punch's pate Rings the old rhyme of the romantic past. "There they stood, ranged along the hill-sides--met To view the last of me, a living frame For one more picture! in a sheet of flame I saw them and I knew them all. And yet Dauntless the slug-horn to my lips I set And blew. 'child Rolasd to the Dark Tower came.'" Contbibuted By One "a StatuPupilLabi."---Great changes are expected in Egypt. It is said that a certain well-known ooulitt, no, _we beg his pardon, we should have described him as "Ophthalmio Surgeon," whose name is something between " Crotchet" and "Cricket," and whose recent evidence in a police-court was quite."an eye-opener ."to the worthy magistrate and the prisoners, is going out to remove the First Cataract. We wish him every possible success. He will be returned for the next Parliament aa the Member for Eye. "With pleasure. But listen. For twenty years I have laboured to write the history of France in romance. And when I say the history of France, I mean that part of the nation's story which has sprung from the Third Empire." "Yes, yes." interrupted the Interviewer; "and you have done it well. But pardon me, I am pressed for time. His Grace of Cantebbttry awaits me at Lambeth. Out with it! What is your special cause for pride?" "Yes, I have been maligned, misunderstood, insulted, hated. But m must now call me a man of great courage, a man of infinite determination. For I have done it. Yes, after a lifetime of careful consideration I have done it!" "Done what P" asked the Interviewer, who...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236742648
  • 9781236742643