Punch Volume 107 1894 Jul-Dec

Punch Volume 107 1894 Jul-Dec

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...not going to recite to jou idiots," 9. "I'm precious glad to get away from I hat you want my opinion," said Clubber, "that Faid Foodie. "It's a waste of breath." maddening et of chuckle-headed bores for a few Foodie's a beastly poor reciter." "I don't want "Much relieved to hear it!" said Groodle.-weeks!" said Clubber, aa Mrs. C. unpacked him. your opinion; nobody does," said Bubber. "But you happen to be right for once." 'J-st-n McC-rthy reading extract from German Emperor's Speech). "' I Can Be Vert Disagreeable Too, When I Like.' All I so Can 11 LORD ROSEBERY IN THE NORTH. The Prime Minister has been having a high old time of it lately in the North, and has become the "youngest burgess" of goodness knows how many ancient boroughs. But it has been left to a reporter to note with an eagle eye the really interesting performance which Lord RoseBert has put to his credit. "Immediately on leaving Dornoch," says this gentleman (the reporter, not the Premier), "Lord Rosebery and the Duke of Sutherland drove to the Meikle Ferry, a distance of four miles, crossed the ferry, and again drove to Tain, four miles farther on. Crossing the ferry they both took a turn at the oars, and generally discussed the sport of seal shooting!" This suggests quite a fresh phase of the New Journalism. We shall soon read such paragraphs as the following: --"Sir William Harcourt left town for Malwood on Tuesday. Going down in the train the right hon. gentleman played marbles with a fellow-passenger, and discussed generally the virtues of resignation." "Mr. H. H. Fowler transacted important business at the India Office yesterday. He and his...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881591
  • 9781236881595