Punch Volume 110, No. 11

Punch Volume 110, No. 11

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...of late, and are ever so much nioer than you were--to nous autres--than when you associated with the Hawarden Set, and railed about Kinsom. Now, tell me (seductively), are we also not much nicer than you fancied? Pierrot. Mutual knowledge breeds mutual liking--of ten. And if I knew you better Fair Mask. Perhaps that were dangerous. I am terribly taboo to all your old friends--and some of your new ones, I fear. Even the Marquis admits--with sorrow, no doubt--that he tees no chance of my being cordially received in decent political society again. Pierrot. Humph 1 That depends--on the name. Fair Mask. Well, I have been called by several names. "Protection," "Reciprocity," "Fair Trade,"--oh! all sorts of amiable and attractive aliases. Pierrot. Thanks! That is almost as good as lifting your mask. But what do you say to Miss Zollvrrein? Fair Mask. Humph! Sounds a leetle foreign, doesn't it f Pierrot. Pooh I We are all cosmopolitan now--in speech. Perhaps "Customs Union " would please you better. It sounds less neat, but means practically the same. I am not one to squabble over names. But what are the wise man's counters are the current coin of fools. Fair Mask. I fancied " Fair Trade" would fetoh them, but Pierrot. It is rather "blown upon" by this time, I fear, like "Bimetallism." As to "Protection," that, as Salisbury says, is impossible--note. But if, by a new name, we can only associate you with Patriotism, evtn you will soon become popular! Imperial Free Trade Protected against the Foreigner! Surely that would "fetoh" both the "orthodox Free Trader" and the Jingo. Fair Mask (archly). And yourself, my dear Joseph P Pierrot (blandly). Do I...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692360X
  • 9781236923608