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10,658 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, Sept. 27, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 4, 2004 [EBook #12262] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII **... Read more
11,662 words, approx. 39 pages
HEARING HIMSELF. (MYSTERIOUS MEM.  FROM A HAWARDEN NOTE-BOOK.) Exceedingly kind and flattering of Max MUeLLER!  “I hope there are but few here present who have never enjoyed the privil... Read more
12,214 words, approx. 41 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., October 25, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 28, 2004 [EBook #12468] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
14,552 words, approx. 49 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, January 7, 1914 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 7, 2004 [EBook #12294] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
10,536 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 20, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 14, 2005 [EBook #15049] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ... Read more
9,809 words, approx. 33 pages
CONFESSIONS OF A DUFFER. V.—­The Duffer at Cricket. To hear my remarks on the Cricket, in the Pavilion, you might think that I had been a great player entirely, in my day.  “Who i... Read more
17,081 words, approx. 57 pages
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT. 9.—­Of the sequel to the Hall examination. [Illustration:  W]Whilst Mr. Muff follows the beadle from the funking-room to the Council Chambe... Read more
13,369 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. “It is more dangerous to be a baby in London than a soldier in France,” said Mrs. H. B. Irving at the National Baby Week Exhibition.  The same disability—­namely... Read more
13,927 words, approx. 47 pages
CHARIVARIA. Not one of the morning papers advocated the appointment of Sir Eric Geddes to be First Lord of the Admiralty.  A big scoop this for the Government. *** A shortage of paper yarns is re... Read more
13,155 words, approx. 44 pages
MAY 7, 1892 ’Arry on wheels. [Illustration:  Our ’Arry Laureate.]   Dear Charlie,—­Spring’s on us at last, and a proper old April     &nb... Read more
10,306 words, approx. 35 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 16, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 30, 2004 [EBook #14217] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbs... Read more
9,392 words, approx. 32 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, June 4, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 10, 2005 [EBook #14652] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
15,173 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. “The public will not stand for increased railway fares,” says a contemporary.  They have had too much standing at the old prices. * * * A Mile End man writes to The Daily ... Read more
11,317 words, approx. 38 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 102. March 19, 1892. “Are you Hansard now?” MERCHANT OF VENICE. ["The entire stock of Hansard’s Parliamentary Debates ... was offered for sale.&n... Read more
17,889 words, approx. 60 pages
CHAPTER IV. [Illustration:  T]The conversation now subsided into “private and confidential” whispers, from which I could learn that Miss O’Brannigan had consented to quit her fa... Read more
12,205 words, approx. 41 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., Nov. 1, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 18, 2004 [EBook #12934] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *... Read more
13,678 words, approx. 46 pages
CHARIVARIA. Three bandits have been executed in Mexico without a proper trial or sentence.  This, we understand, renders the executions null and void. *** The campaign against the cabbage butterf... Read more
13,766 words, approx. 46 pages
CHARIVARIA. Mr. Will Thorne declares that a hotel in Petrograd charged him twelve shillings for four small custards.  After all, the war spirit of Russia, it would seem, is not wholly dead. * * *... Read more
4,811 words, approx. 17 pages
IX. PENNYROYAL.—­A CAROL.   "Far away in Sicily!”—­     A home-come sailor sang this rhyme,   Deep in an ingle, mug on knee,  &nb... Read more
13,185 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. To celebrate his birthday, the Kaiser arranged a theatrical performance, entitled The German Blacksmith, of which he was part author.  It is not yet known in what way his people had o... Read more
11,841 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, VOL. 100.  Feb. 28, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 3, 2004 [EBook #13098] Language:  English Character set encoding: ... Read more
8,761 words, approx. 30 pages
THE MODERN ALEXANDER’S FEAST OR, THE POWER OF SOUND. (An Ode for the Brandenburg Diet Day; a long way after Dryden.) ["At the banquet of the Diet of Brandenburg, the GERMAN EMPEROR said:—&... Read more
16,386 words, approx. 55 pages
CHARIVARIA. Fewer births are recorded in Ireland during the past seven months.  No surprise can be felt, for we cannot imagine anybody being born in Ireland on purpose just now. * * * A London fi... Read more
13,778 words, approx. 46 pages
Title:  Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 153, November 7, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 14, 2004 [EBook #11570] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
12,770 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, July 11, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 24, 2004 [EBook #13270] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
10,776 words, approx. 36 pages
BOAT-RACE DAY. The Reader will kindly imagine that he has crossed Hammersmith Bridge, and is being carried along by a jostling stream of sightseers towards Mortlake.  The banks are already occupi... Read more
12,406 words, approx. 42 pages
FIRST AID TO TOMMY ATKINS. Sir,—­I visited the Military Exhibition the other day according to your instructions, my bosom glowing with patriotic ardour.  If anything besides your instru... Read more
15,132 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. Now that petrol is being increased by eightpence a gallon, pedestrians will shortly have to be content to be knocked down by horsed vehicles or hand trucks. * * * Moleskins, says a news it... Read more
11,880 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 18, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 30, 2004 [EBook #13323] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
14,277 words, approx. 48 pages
CHARIVARIA. The Premier, says a contemporary, has become greatly attached to a white terrier puppy that he brought with him from Colwyn Bay.  The report that it has been taught to run after its o... Read more
16,202 words, approx. 55 pages
CHARIVARIA. The huge waterspout observed off Guernsey last week “travelling towards France” is believed to have been making for the Peace Conference. *** The Captain of a Wilson liner on b... Read more
12,834 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, October 15, 1892 Author:  Various Editor:  Francis Burnand Release Date:  March 24, 2005 [EBook #15453] Language:  English ... Read more
13,127 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. People are asking, “Can there be a hidden brain in the Foreign Office?” *** A German posing as a Swiss, and stated by the police to be “a spy and a dangerous character,&r... Read more
14,821 words, approx. 50 pages
CHARIVARIA. The Germans refer to the Armistice negotiations as Waffenstillstandeverhandlungen.  We hope it will be worse even than they think. *** There is no truth in the rumour that among the m... Read more
14,295 words, approx. 48 pages
CHARIVARIA. “If a burglar broke into my house,” says Lady Beecham, “I should use the telephone to summon help.”  Lady Beecham seems to have a sanguine temperament. * * * A... Read more
11,951 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, August 1, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 15, 2004 [EBook #13466] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ... Read more
15,066 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. President Wilson is stated to have played several keen games of “shuffle-board” on the George Washington.  As it is an open secret that Lord Robert Cecil has been polishin... Read more
8,138 words, approx. 28 pages
LADY GAY’S SELECTIONS. Yacht “Ibex,” Weymouth. Dear Mr. Punch, Once again “my foot is on my native heath.”—­(I don’t know where this quotation comes from,... Read more
15,577 words, approx. 52 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156., March 5, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 21, 2004 [EBook #11201] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
9,666 words, approx. 33 pages
CONFESSIONS OF A DUFFER. III.—­The literary Duffer. [Illustration:  “I have worn a cloak and a Tyrolese hat, and attitudinised in the Picture-galleries.”] Why I am not a suc... Read more
13,234 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, June 27, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 10, 2004 [EBook #13421] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
10,919 words, approx. 37 pages
IMPRESSIONS OF “IL TROVATORE.” (BY A MATTER-OF-FACT PHILISTINE AT COVENT GARDEN.) Act I. Scene 2.—­Leonora’s confidant evidently alive to the responsibilities of her positi... Read more
16,501 words, approx. 56 pages
THE GREAT CREATURE. Mr. Horatio Fitzharding Fitzfunk was a tall young man, a thin young man, a pale young man, and, as some of his friends asserted, a decidedly knock-kneed young man.  Moreover h... Read more
11,117 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, December 5, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 22, 2004 [EBook #14122] Language:  English Character set encoding: ... Read more
10,699 words, approx. 36 pages
THE COURIER OF THE HAGUE. (BY THE “VACUUS VIATOR.") He is an elderly amiable little Dutchman in a soft felt hat; his name is Bosch, and he is taking me about. Why I engaged him I don’t qui... Read more
11,095 words, approx. 37 pages
WEEK BY WEEK. We understand that careful observers have noted a considerable amount of disturbance in the House of Commons during the past three weeks.  Various reasons have, as usual, been advan... Read more
14,940 words, approx. 50 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 152. March 28th, 1917. [Illustration:  Torpedoed mine-sweeper (to his pal).  “As I was A-SAYIN’, Bob, when we was interrupted, it’s my ... Read more
10,679 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., November 29, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 25, 2004 [EBook #12738] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
12,709 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, November 15, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 4, 2004 [EBook #12517] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
14,744 words, approx. 50 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 24, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 19, 2004 [EBook #14093] Language:  English Character set encoding: ... Read more
13,822 words, approx. 47 pages
CHARIVARIA. There are one hundred thousand more people living in London than in New York.  But they are only just living. * * * “The Home Rule Bill,” says The Irish Unionist Alliance,... Read more
6,635 words, approx. 23 pages
Title:  Punch, Volume 101, Jubilee Issue, July 18, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 30, 2004 [EBook #13327] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *** St... Read more
17,862 words, approx. 60 pages
A MODEST METHOD OF FORMING A NEW BUDGET So as to provide for the deficiency of the revenue. [Illustration:  P] Poor Mr. Dyer!  And so this gentleman has been dismissed from the commission of... Read more
9,745 words, approx. 33 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99, September 13, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 20, 2004 [EBook #12394] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,191 words, approx. 41 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152.  January 17, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 6, 2004 [EBook #13966] Language:  English Character set encoding:&... Read more
14,423 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Nobody knows,” says a Berlin message, “how near the Kapp counter-revolution came to being a success.”  A kind word from Commander Kenworthy, it is believed, w... Read more
17,598 words, approx. 59 pages
CHAPTER I. Introduces the reader to the Applebite family and to Agamemnon Collumpsion Applebite in particular. [Illustration:  T]The following is extracted from the Parliamentary Guide for 18&mda... Read more
10,591 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, July 23, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 7, 2005 [EBook #14965] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,635 words, approx. 43 pages
VOCES POPULI. At the military exhibition. In the Avenue facing the Arena. An Unreasonable Old Lady (arriving breathless, with her grandson and niece).  This’ll be the place the balloon goes... Read more
15,325 words, approx. 52 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 19, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 24, 2004 [EBook #14146] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
11,154 words, approx. 38 pages
IN MEMORIAM. William Hardwick Bradbury. Born, Dec. 3, 1832.  Died, Oct. 13, 1892.   Large-hearted man, most loyal friend,     Art thou too gone—­too early ... Read more
11,531 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, November 19, 1892 Author:  Various Editor:  Francis Burnand Release Date:  May 31, 2005 [EBook #15957] Language:  English Cha... Read more
17,253 words, approx. 58 pages
THE TIPTOES. A sketch.     “The Wrongheads have been a considerable family ever since England     was England.”     Vanbrugh. [I... Read more
15,847 words, approx. 53 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 25, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 25, 2004 [EBook #11712] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
15,228 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. Professor Thatcher of New York describes President Wilson as one of the five greatest men in the world.  Sir Eric Geddes is anxious to know who the other three are. *** “The Jaz... Read more
10,276 words, approx. 35 pages
DOING THE OLD MASTERS. (A SKETCH AT BURLINGTON HOUSE.) In Gallery no.  I. The Usual Elderly Lady (who judges every picture solely by its subject).  “No. 9.  Portrait of Mrs. BRYAN... Read more
15,202 words, approx. 51 pages
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT. 11.—­How Mr. Muff concludes his evening. [Illustration:  E]Essential as sulphuric acid is to the ignition of the platinum in an hydropneuma... Read more
13,317 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. The Cologne Gazette is of the opinion that the American troops, when they arrive in France, will be hampered by their ignorance of the various languages.  But we understand that the A... Read more
12,760 words, approx. 43 pages
SPECIMENS FROM MR. PUNCH’S SCAMP-ALBUM. No.  III.—­The biographer. We will ask you, reader, this week, to compel your fancy to take a further flight, and kindly imagine yourself a... Read more
17,229 words, approx. 58 pages
A DAY-DREAM AT MY UNCLE’S. The result of a serious conversation between the authors of my being ended in the resolution that it was high time for me to begin the world, and do something for myse... Read more
13,145 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 11, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 25, 2004 [EBook #13283] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
11,320 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch Volume 102, May 28, 1892 or the London Charivari Author:  Various Release Date:  January 14, 2005 [EBook #14690] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
18,034 words, approx. 61 pages
CHAPTER III. [Illustration:  A]"After the ceremony, the happy pair set off for Brighton.” There is something peculiarly pleasing in the above paragraph.  The imagination instantly conj... Read more
16,033 words, approx. 54 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 21, 1920 Author:  Various Editor:  Owen Seaman Release Date:  January 24, 2006 [EBook #17596] Language:  English Charact... Read more
7,970 words, approx. 27 pages
Title:  Punch, Or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, Feb. 13, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 31, 2005 [EBook #14845] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
15,709 words, approx. 53 pages
CHARIVARIA. “We thought it was to be a Peace Conference,” remarks the Berliner Tageblatt sadly.  Instead of which it turned out to be another Diet of Worms. *** “Wanted a Dock E... Read more
10,335 words, approx. 35 pages
THE COVENT GARDEN MASQUE.   Mumming—­masking—­masquerading;   Fanning—­fun—­fanfaronading;   Dancing—­duncing—&shy... Read more
11,967 words, approx. 40 pages
MODERN TYPES. (BY MR. PUNCH’S OWN TYPE WRITER.) No.  XXIII.—­The tolerated husband. It is customary for the self-righteous moralists who puff themselves into a state of Jingo comp... Read more
11,812 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., Jan. 10, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 19, 2004 [EBook #12951] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
10,347 words, approx. 35 pages
Title:  Punch, Or the London Charivari, Volume 103, July 16, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 31, 2005 [EBook #14846] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
10,483 words, approx. 35 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, October 8, 1892 Author:  Various Editor:  Francis Burnand Release Date:  March 23, 2005 [EBook #15441] Language:  English C... Read more
11,218 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99, October 18, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 20, 2004 [EBook #12395] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
12,522 words, approx. 42 pages
CHARIVARIA. Mr. William Watson describes his new book of verse, The Man Who Saw, as “an intermittent commentary on the main developments and some of the collateral phenomena of the War.”&n... Read more
13,110 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, Volume 101, September 19, 1891 Author:  Francis Burnand Release Date:  November 5, 2004 [EBook #13961] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *** Sta... Read more
18,115 words, approx. 61 pages
POETRY ON AN IMPROVED PRINCIPLE. Let me earnestly implore you, good Mr. Punch, to give publicity to a new invention in the art of poetry, which I desire only to claim the merit of having discovered.&n... Read more
10,827 words, approx. 37 pages
STORICULES. I.—­The suicide-advertisement. [Illustration] As you stood before the automatic machine on the station platform, making an imbecile choice between a packet of gooseberry nougat a... Read more
11,930 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, July 18, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 12, 2004 [EBook #13446] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
11,644 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, December 12, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 26, 2004 [EBook #14165] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbsp... Read more
12,677 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., Nov. 22, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 25, 2004 [EBook #12737] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
10,901 words, approx. 37 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., December 13, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 14, 2004 [EBook #12905] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
13,728 words, approx. 46 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 11, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 23, 2005 [EBook #14769] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
11,907 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, March 21, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 24, 2004 [EBook #13269] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
16,018 words, approx. 54 pages
CHARIVARIA. A drought is reported from India and Eastern Africa.  Considering the amount of water which has recently escaped from clouds over here it is not surprising to find that they are feeli... Read more
11,960 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., October 11, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 28, 2004 [EBook #12467] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
11,125 words, approx. 38 pages
TOWN THOUGHTS FROM THE COUNTRY. (WITH THE USUAL APOLOGIES.)   Oh, to be in London now that April’s there,   And whoever walks in London sees, some morning, in the Square, &nb... Read more
13,336 words, approx. 45 pages
A QUEER CHRISTMAS PARTY. I remember coming home and dressing to go out again.  Of this so far I am sure.  I remember too taking a cab; also the cab taking me.  But oddly enough though I... Read more
20,060 words, approx. 67 pages
THE MORAL OF PUNCH. As we hope, gentle public, to pass many happy hours in your society, we think it right that you should know something of our character and intentions.  Our title, at a first g... Read more
12,350 words, approx. 42 pages
CHARIVARIA. There is a convict at Pentonville who is said to be exactly like the Kaiser.  He feels that in view of the great inconvenience he has suffered it is the KAISER’S duty at once to... Read more
11,324 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, March 14, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 10, 2005 [EBook #15012] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
14,073 words, approx. 47 pages
CHARIVARIA. “No amount of War Office approval will make hens lay,” says The Weekly Dispatch.  These continuous efforts to shake our confidence in the men entrusted with the conduct of... Read more
10,024 words, approx. 34 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, September 3, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 25, 2005 [EBook #15166] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbsp... Read more
15,952 words, approx. 54 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 146., January 14, 1914 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 6, 2004 [EBook #12536] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
11,215 words, approx. 38 pages
OCTOBER 1, 1892 “Stumped!” (A WOULD-BE LAUDATORY ODE.  BY JINGLE JUNIOR.)     [The young Indian Gentleman, Mr. H. RANJITSINHJI, has “secured   &nbs... Read more
9,766 words, approx. 33 pages
YE MODERATES OF LONDON! [Illustration:  The Stay-at-Home Voter.]   Ye Moderates of London     Who sat at home at ease,   Ah! little did you think upon &nbs... Read more
13,237 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. Those who think that people in high positions live a life of ease and comfort received a rude shock last week.  It is said that, while visiting the Royal Enfield Works canteen, the Du... Read more
10,762 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, December 19, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 28, 2004 [EBook #14186] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbsp... Read more
10,949 words, approx. 37 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, 13 June 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 4, 2004 [EBook #13373] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
13,172 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 25, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 15, 2005 [EBook #15064] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
16,893 words, approx. 57 pages
THE GREAT CREATURE. That “great creature,” like some other “great creatures,” happened, as almanacs say, “about this time” to be somewhat “out at elbows;&rdqu... Read more
11,479 words, approx. 39 pages
TO AN UNKNOWN COLLEAGUE. (Inspired by the exchange of Minutes in Government Departments.)   He was my friend—­if friendship’s proof     Be sympathy profou... Read more
14,961 words, approx. 50 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 11, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 22, 2004 [EBook #11670] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
14,463 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. It appears that Irish criminals may be divided into three classes (a) The ones you can’t catch; (b) The ones you have caught but can’t convict; (c) The ones you have convicted ... Read more
15,807 words, approx. 53 pages
CHARIVARIA. No enthusiasm attended the recent revival of the curious May Day custom of dancing round the snow man. *** Since the Muzzling Order, says a weekly paper, fewer postmen in the West End have... Read more
14,442 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. A Newcastle miner who was stated to be earning a pound a day has been fined ten pounds for neglecting his children.  The idea of waiting till September 20th and letting Mr. Smillie ne... Read more
11,918 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 7, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 17, 2004 [EBook #14067] Language:  English Character set encoding: ... Read more
15,203 words, approx. 51 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Aug 15, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 19, 2004 [EBook #11169] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,639 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 18, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 12, 2005 [EBook #15021] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
10,961 words, approx. 37 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 6, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 12, 2005 [EBook #15026] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
13,079 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. “How the Germans never got wind of it,” writes a correspondent of the British attack on the Hindenburg line, “is a mystery.”  The failure of certain M.P.&rsquo... Read more
14,429 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. Germany is a bankrupt concern, says The Daily Mail.  A denial is expected every hour from Herr Michaelis, who is Germany’s Official Deceiver. *** Much sympathy is felt in German... Read more
13,102 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. “A motor car repairer,” says Mr. Justice Bray, “is like a plumber.  Once you get him into the house you cannot get him out."...  Unless, of course, you show him... Read more
19,313 words, approx. 65 pages
CHAPTER IV. Has A great deal to say about some one else besides our hero. [Illustration:  K]Kindness was a characteristic of Agamemnon’s disposition, and it is not therefore a matter of sur... Read more
15,793 words, approx. 53 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 2, 2004 [EBook #13927] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
15,082 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. The Imperial aspirations of King Ferdinand are discussed by a Frankfort paper in an article entitled “What Bulgaria wants.”  Significantly enough the ground covered is alm... Read more
14,558 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. The spread of influenza is said to be greatly assisted by “germ-carriers.”  We can’t think why germs should be carried.  Let ’em walk. *** According to Th... Read more
12,351 words, approx. 42 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 99. August 2, 1890. [Illustration:  A “Scene” In the Highlands. Ill-used Husband (under the Bed).  “Aye!  Ye may crack me, and ye ... Read more
15,453 words, approx. 52 pages
CHARIVARIA. “‘Strike while the iron is hot’ must be the motto,” says a business man.  Mr. Smillie, on the other hand, says that it doesn’t so much matter about the i... Read more
11,345 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101.  October 10, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 9, 2004 [EBook #13994] Language:  English Character set encoding:&... Read more
17,414 words, approx. 59 pages
THE CUT is to the garment what the royal head and arms are to the coin—­the insignia that give it currency.  No matter what the material, gold or copper, Saxony or sackcloth, the die im... Read more
13,047 words, approx. 44 pages
NOVELTY UP TO DATE. [Illustration] The originality of the plot of The English Rose (the new play at the Adelphi) having been questioned, the following Scotch Drama is published with a view of ascertai... Read more
15,177 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. We understand that a proposal to send a relief party to America to rescue Scotsmen from the threatened Prohibition law is under consideration. *** It is rumoured that The Times is about to... Read more
14,246 words, approx. 48 pages
CHARIVARIA. The Kaiser has again visited the High Seas Fleet in security at Wilhelmshaven.  Enthusiastic applause greeted the brief speech in which he urged them “to stick to it.” ***... Read more
13,362 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. Victory is only a question of keeping cool, says Von tirpitz.  A long-suffering Fatherland anticipates no difficulty whatever in following his advice during the winter. *** A semi-off... Read more
11,343 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, June 6, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 7, 2004 [EBook #13391] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,421 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 6, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  April 19, 2005 [EBook #15657] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
13,369 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Of course I cannot be in France and America at the same time,” said Colonel Roosevelt to a New York interviewer.  The ex-President is a very capable man and we can only c... Read more
13,429 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. Writing in the Echo de Paris “PERTINAX” asks Mr. Lloyd George to make some quite clear statement regarding his advice to electors.  There is more innocence in Paris than y... Read more
12,634 words, approx. 43 pages
CHARIVARIA. The birth-rate in Berlin, it appears, is considerably lower this year than last.  We can quite understand this reluctance to being born a German just now. *** The official German film... Read more
11,142 words, approx. 38 pages
WRESTLING WITH WHISTLERS. (A reminiscence of A recent exhibition.) Scene—­The Goupil Gallery.  Groups of more or less puzzled Britons discovered, conscientiously endeavouring to do just... Read more
12,567 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, July 18, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 19, 2004 [EBook #11638] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *** Start of this project gutenber... Read more
10,928 words, approx. 37 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., December 6, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 25, 2004 [EBook #12739] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
11,895 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., Jan. 31, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 31, 2004 [EBook #13067] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
13,082 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. We understand that the Frenchman who lost his temper so completely during a duel with pistols that he threatened to shoot his opponent will be suspended from taking part in similar encount... Read more
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PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 156. May 28, 1919. [Illustration:  “AUSTRIAE EST IMPERARE ORBI UNIVERSO”. Once upon A time. To-day.] * * * * * CHARIVARIA.... Read more
15,282 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. We understand that it has now been decided that the Ex-Kaiser will travel to England for his trial by way of the Channel Tunnel. * * * A new coal war is anticipated by The Daily Express.&n... Read more
12,366 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, September 5, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 27, 2004 [EBook #13538] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbs... Read more
13,390 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. There is no truth in the report that one of the most telling lines in the National Anthem is to be revised so as to read “Confound their Scandiknavish tricks.” *** Grave fears ... Read more
15,481 words, approx. 52 pages
CHARIVARIA. An alarming rumour is going the rounds to the effect that Printing House Square refuses to accept any responsibility for the findings of the Peace Conference. *** “Mystery,” sa... Read more
13,300 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Motorists,” says a London magistrate, “cannot go about knocking people down and killing them every day.”  We agree.  Once should be enough for the most g... Read more
10,681 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 102, Feb. 20, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  December 10, 2004 [EBook #14321] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
14,863 words, approx. 50 pages
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT. 12.—­Of the College, and the conclusion. [Illustration:  O]Our hero once more undergoes the process of grinding before he presents himself ... Read more
13,011 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. The effect of the curtailed train-service throughout the country is already observable.  On certain sections of one of our Southern lines there are no trains running except those whic... Read more
13,297 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, August 16, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 9, 2004 [EBook #12305] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *... Read more
13,593 words, approx. 46 pages
MODERN TYPES. (BY MR. PUNCH’S OWN TYPE WRITER.) No.  XVI.—­The Hurlingham girl. It is not so easy as it might appear to define the Hurlingham Girl with complete accuracy.  To... Read more
11,467 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, May 16, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 1, 2004 [EBook #13348] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,395 words, approx. 42 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 152. June 20th, 1917. =CHARIVARIA.= A man who purchased sandwiches at a railway restaurant and afterwards threw them into the road was fined five shillings at Grim... Read more
14,415 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. Prince Albert Joachim, it appears, did not take part in the attack on a French officer at the Hotel Adlon, but only gave the signal.  Always the little Hohenzollern! *** It seems that... Read more
11,621 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, July 30, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 7, 2005 [EBook #14919] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
15,408 words, approx. 52 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Hull electors,” declared a Radical contemporary, “have dealt the Coalition a stinging rebuke.”  But not, as others claim, the coupon de grace. *** A propos, a... Read more
10,514 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, Jan. 2, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 28, 2004 [EBook #14199] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
12,376 words, approx. 42 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 100. January 3, 1891. [Illustration:  Vol.  C, Calendar]   January xxxi Days.    1 Th N. Year’s D.    2 F ... Read more
12,715 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., Dec. 20, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 16, 2004 [EBook #12917] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
13,614 words, approx. 46 pages
CHARIVARIA. A rumour is going about that martial law may be declared in Ireland at any moment.  By which of the armies of occupation does not seem clear. * * * To make money, says a London magist... Read more
14,873 words, approx. 50 pages
Title:  Punch, Volume 156, 26 March 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 25, 2004 [EBook #11284] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *** Start of this p... Read more
12,510 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, February 28, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 9, 2005 [EBook #14639] Language:  English Character set encoding: ... Read more
12,195 words, approx. 41 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, May 9, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 28, 2004 [EBook #13313] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
12,920 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 13, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  April 23, 2005 [EBook #15688] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII... Read more
9,810 words, approx. 33 pages
JULY 9, 1892 [Illustration:  (Vol.  CIII)] * * * * * Simple as A “B” “C.” Dear ex-Chancellor with A past,—­I am sorry to have to add... Read more
16,062 words, approx. 54 pages
A MANUAL OF DENOUEMENTS.   “In the king’s name,   Let fall your swords and daggers.”—­Critic. [Illustration:  A]A melo-drama is a theatrical dose i... Read more
10,834 words, approx. 37 pages
A TERRIBLE TALE. [Illustration] Alas! it had of course to be!  For weeks I had not left my room, When one fell day there came on me An awful doom. A burly rough, who drank and swore, Without a wo... Read more
12,694 words, approx. 43 pages
CHARIVARIA. Several factories where counterfeit bread tickets were printed have been discovered in Berlin.  We understand that the defence will be that the tickets were only intended to be exchan... Read more
11,706 words, approx. 40 pages
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONS. No.  III. Scene—­On the Coach from Braine l’Alleud to Waterloo.  The vehicle has a Belgian driver, but the conductor is a true-born Briton.  M... Read more
17,576 words, approx. 59 pages
CHAPTER II. [Illustration:  Y]"You can have no idea, Jack, how deeply the loss of those venerated family retainers affected me.” My uncle paused.  I perceived that his eyes were full, ... Read more
10,907 words, approx. 37 pages
MORE THAN SATISFIED! (With Mr. PUNCH’S apologies to the daily TELEGRAPH’S “Academic enthusiast.”) “She-Pantaloons? seedy?  Now, do we look like it?” The speake... Read more
15,124 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA The grouse-shooting reports are coming in.  Already one of the newly-rich has sent a brace of gamekeepers to the local hospital. * * * “A few hours in Cork,” says a Daily M... Read more
11,569 words, approx. 39 pages
CHAPTER I. [Illustration] I held it in my right hand, toying with it curiously, and not without pleasure.  It was merely a long, wooden pen-holder, inky and inert to an unappreciative eye, but to... Read more
16,351 words, approx. 55 pages
MYSELF, PUNCH, AND THE KEELEYS. I dined with my old friend and schoolfellow, Jack Withers, one day last September.  On the previous morning, on my way to the India House, I had run up against a s... Read more
12,725 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 4, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 26, 2004 [EBook #13297] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
12,476 words, approx. 42 pages
LARKS FOR LONDONERS. Sir,—­Certainly throw open all our Town Halls for gratuitous concerts and dances!  But that’s not half enough.  Some of us don’t care for dancing, ... Read more
14,870 words, approx. 50 pages
CHARIVARIA. “After all,” asks a writer, “why shouldn’t Ireland have a Parliament, like England?” Quite frankly we do not like this idea of retaliation while more humane m... Read more
12,517 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., September 20, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 28, 2004 [EBook #12466] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
13,881 words, approx. 47 pages
CHARIVARIA. There is no truth in the rumour that the Imperial Government is trying to secure from King Alfonso an agreement that German prisoners shall not escape on Sundays or in batches of more than... Read more
13,345 words, approx. 45 pages
CHARIVARIA. “We will hold up wheat, we will hold up meat, we will hold up munitions of war and we will hold up the world’s commerce,” says Herr Ballin.  Meanwhile his countrymen... Read more
13,957 words, approx. 47 pages
CHARIVARIA. A lunatic who recently escaped from an asylum was eventually recaptured in a large dancing-hall in the West-End.  The fact that he was waltzing divinely and keeping perfect time with ... Read more
14,506 words, approx. 49 pages
CHARIVARIA. Prohibition meetings in Scotland, says an official, have been attended by fifty thousand people.  We should not have thought there were so many aliens in Scotland. * * * At an Oldbury... Read more
11,786 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 27, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 22, 2005 [EBook #15144] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ... Read more
11,548 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 25, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  December 6, 2004 [EBook #14277] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
10,738 words, approx. 36 pages
Title:  Punch, or The London Charivari, Volume 101, October 31, 1891 Author:  Various Editor:  Francis Burnand Release Date:  March 23, 2005 [EBook #15442] Language:  Englis... Read more
11,277 words, approx. 38 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 102. April 2, 1892. “’Tis merry in Hall.” [Illustration:  “Knock’d ’em!”] “What’s in an ’at withou... Read more
15,468 words, approx. 52 pages
CHARIVARIA. A Liverpool grocer was fined last week for overcharging for margarine, eggs, cheese, ham, bacon, cocoa, jam and suet.  Any other nation, it is pointed out, would have had a man like t... Read more
12,716 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., November 8, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 28, 2004 [EBook #12469] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
10,364 words, approx. 35 pages
CONFESSIONS OF A DUFFER. No.  IX.—­The Duffer deer-stalking. I am in favour of Mr. BRYCE’s Access to Mountains Bill, and of Crofters who may be ambitious to cultivate the fertile ... Read more
11,841 words, approx. 40 pages
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONS. No.  IX. Scene—­The Burg Terrace at Nuremberg.  Podbury on a bench, grappling with the Epitome of Spencer. Podbury (reading aloud, with comments).  ... Read more
10,253 words, approx. 35 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 14th, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 17, 2004 [EBook #14074] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nb... Read more
17,848 words, approx. 60 pages
CHAPTER V. Shows that “There’s many A slip” Between other things beside “The cup and the lip.” [Illustration:  T]The heir of Applebite continued to squall and thrive... Read more
14,435 words, approx. 49 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 159. July 7th, 1920. [Illustration:  Punch Vol.  Clix.] * * * * * [Illustration:  Vol.  Clix.] * * * ... Read more
14,812 words, approx. 50 pages
CHARIVARIA. “What we have got to do,” says Lord Rothermere, “is to keep calm and mind our own business, instead of worrying about the affairs of every other nation.”  It s... Read more
16,148 words, approx. 54 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Officers,” says a recent A.C.I., “may use their public chargers for general purposes.”  Army circles regard this as a body blow at the taxi-sharks. *** &ldquo... Read more
15,832 words, approx. 53 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 153. August 22, 1917. [Illustration:  A poultry-fancier, hearing that defences at the front are sometimes disguised as hen-houses, determined to Reverse the p... Read more
11,910 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, May 23, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 2, 2004 [EBook #13352] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
10,773 words, approx. 36 pages
LAISSEZ FAIRE. (INSCRIPTION FOR A FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY.) [Illustration]   Here is an Institution doomed to scare   The furious devotees of Laissez Faire.    What ment... Read more
10,653 words, approx. 36 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 102. February 6, 1892. [Illustration:  “A good Stayer.” The dealer said, “The Mare could stay for ever.”  She seemed inclined to ... Read more
14,998 words, approx. 50 pages
CHARIVARIA. A Brass-hat employed at the Air Ministry recently requested that his salary might be reduced on the ground that there was now very little work for him to do.  As no other symptoms dev... Read more
16,989 words, approx. 57 pages
OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE FIRE AT THE TOWER. The document with this title, that has got into the newspapers, has been dressed up for the public eye.  We have obtained the original draft, and beg to ... Read more
12,512 words, approx. 42 pages
CHARIVARIA. The mystery of the Foreign Office official who has not gone to Paris for the Peace Conference has been cleared up.  He is the caretaker. *** “The King and Queen of Roumania,&rdq... Read more
11,575 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., February 7, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 1, 2004 [EBook #13074] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
10,512 words, approx. 36 pages
THE MAN WHO WOULD. III.—­The man who would get on. “I dreamed,” said the Scotch Professor, “that I was struggling for dear life with a monstrous reptile, whose scaly coils ... Read more
17,324 words, approx. 58 pages
TRADE REPORT. (From our own reporter.) [Illustration:  T]The market has been in a most extraordinary state all the morning.  Our first advices informed us that feathers were getting very hea... Read more
13,616 words, approx. 46 pages
CHARIVARIA. The favourite reading of the Sultan of Turkey is said to be criminal literature.  A gift-book in the shape of a new Life of the Kaiser is about to be despatched to him. * * * King Ale... Read more
17,139 words, approx. 58 pages
CHAPTER III. [Illustration:  H]Haberdashers, continued my friend the boot, are wonderful people; they make the greatest show out of the smallest stock—­whether of brains or ribbons&mdas... Read more
15,176 words, approx. 51 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Germany will sign,” says an evening contemporary, “because the Allies hold all the trumps.”  They also hold all the Manchurian beef, and are prepared, should ... Read more
11,416 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, October 4, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 9, 2004 [EBook #12306] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII *... Read more
12,373 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101.  Sep. 12, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  October 11, 2004 [EBook #13710] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbs... Read more
10,462 words, approx. 35 pages
VOL. 102 June 25, 1892 “Versailles” In Leicester square. (Or, the new ballet at the Empire, as it appears through Mr. PUNCH’S Pince-Nez.) Tableau I.—­The Park at Versailles... Read more
13,136 words, approx. 44 pages
CHARIVARIA. A “Company for Oversea Enterprises” has been formed in Hamburg.  It has no connection with the German High Sea Fleet. *** A guinea a dozen is being offered for rabbits in ... Read more
12,678 words, approx. 43 pages
MR. PUNCH’S PRIZE NOVELS. No.  XII.—­The mate of the Marlinspike. (BY SHARK MUSSELL; AUTHOR OF “ERECT WITH A STOVE IN HER,” “MY GYP MADE TO WHEEZE,” &ldquo... Read more
16,079 words, approx. 54 pages
CHARIVARIA. There are rumours of Prohibition in Scotland.  We can only say that if Scotland goes dry it will also go South. * * * By an order of the food controller rice has been freed from all r... Read more
15,885 words, approx. 53 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 146., January 21, 1914 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 28, 2004 [EBook #12465] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
11,436 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, March 28, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  August 25, 2004 [EBook #13281] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
10,412 words, approx. 35 pages
LETTERS TO ABSTRACTIONS. No.  XVII.—­To failure. A Philosopher has deigned to address to me a letter.  “Sir,” writes my venerable correspondent, “I have been read... Read more
13,850 words, approx. 47 pages
Title:  Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 152, February 21st, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 23, 2005 [EBook #14767] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nb... Read more
4,359 words, approx. 15 pages
HOW MR. CHOKEPEAR KEEPS A MERRY CHRISTMAS. Mr. CHOKEPEAR is, to the finger-nails, a respectable man.  The tax-gatherer was never known to call at his door a second time for the same rate; he take... Read more
12,106 words, approx. 41 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., December 27, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 19, 2004 [EBook #12944] Language:  English Character set encoding:  AS... Read more
11,645 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 4, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 8, 2005 [EBook #14974] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
11,313 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, July 25, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 15, 2004 [EBook #13465] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
11,709 words, approx. 40 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 100, May 2, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 24, 2004 [EBook #14141] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
11,177 words, approx. 38 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 101. November 21st, 1891. [Illustration:  Cars, in honour of the Welsh Lord Mayor, Strangely enough omitted from the procession on the ninth.] * * ... Read more
10,782 words, approx. 36 pages
VOCES POPULI. In A fog.—­A reminiscence of the past month. Scene—­Main Thoroughfare near Hyde Park.  Time 8 P.M.  Nothing visible anywhere, but very much audible; horses ... Read more
11,352 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 28, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 22, 2004 [EBook #14123] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbsp... Read more
11,698 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, May 30, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 7, 2004 [EBook #13390] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,973 words, approx. 44 pages
OUR BOOKING-OFFICE. [Illustration:  Parallel. Joe, the Fat Boy in Pickwick, startles the Old Lady; Oscar, the Fad Boy in Lippincott’s, startles Mrs. Grundy. Oscar, the Fad Boy.  &ldquo... Read more
11,772 words, approx. 40 pages
A DAY AT ANTWERP. (By the “VACUUS Viator.”) In the Place Verte.—­“The traveller,” according to Baedeker, “should at once direct his steps to the Cathedral.&rdqu... Read more
12,633 words, approx. 43 pages
THE WAITERS’ STRIKE. (AT THE NAVAL EXHIBITION.) [Illustration]   The German Waiter waxeth fat; he grows exceeding proud;   He is a shade more kicksome than can fairly be allo... Read more
16,170 words, approx. 54 pages
CHARIVARIA. A memorial to Simon de Montfort has been unveiled at Evesham, where he fell in 1265.  A pathetic inquiry reaches us as to whether Simon is yet demobilised. *** We are informed that th... Read more
12,569 words, approx. 42 pages
CHARIVARIA. The announcement of Mr. Justice Bray that bigamy is rampant at the present time has been drawn to the notice of the food-controller, who wishes it to be clearly understood that under no ci... Read more
12,822 words, approx. 43 pages
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. Vol. 99. August 30, 1890. [Illustration] “Why not live out of London?” Sir,—­Capital subject recently started Daily Telegraph, with the above titl... Read more
12,919 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 3, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  October 31, 2004 [EBook #13903] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
15,678 words, approx. 53 pages
CHARIVARIA. “Germany,” says Count RANTZAU, “cannot be treated as a second-rate nation.”  Not while it is represented by tenth-rate noblemen. *** People are now asking who ... Read more
11,971 words, approx. 40 pages
THE AUTOMATIC PHYSIOGNOMIST. Scene—­The German Exhibition, near an ingenious machine constructed to reveal the character and future of a person according to the colour of his or her hair, fo... Read more
11,959 words, approx. 40 pages
PUNCH, Or the London charivari. Vol. 101. July 4, 1891. [Illustration] * * * * * URBI et ORBI. Mr. Punch returns thanks for the anticipatory congratulations on the occasion of ... Read more
15,749 words, approx. 53 pages
THE BIRTH OF THE PRINCE OF WALES. (By the Observer’s own Correspondent.) It will be seen that we were not premature in announcing the probability of the birth of a Prince of Wales; and though it... Read more
11,136 words, approx. 38 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99, September 6, 1890 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 20, 2004 [EBook #12393] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
11,003 words, approx. 37 pages
ON A NEW YEARLING. (SECOND WEEK.) [Illustration:  Second Week.  Little 1892 grows rapidly, and begins to look about him.]   My fire was low; my bills were high;    &... Read more
14,889 words, approx. 50 pages
CHARIVARIA. Now that the Presidential elections are over it is hoped that any Irish-Americans who joined the Sinn Fein murder-gang for electioneering purposes will go home again. * * * Owing to pressu... Read more
12,169 words, approx. 41 pages
CHARIVARIA. According to a Rome paper, Hindenburg has requested that all the Royal Princes shall be removed from the West Front.  The original plan of protecting Their Royal Highnesses by moving ... Read more
12,311 words, approx. 42 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, June 20, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 10, 2004 [EBook #13422] Language:  English Character set encoding:  A... Read more
9,814 words, approx. 33 pages
Title:  Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, September 10, 1892 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 28, 2005 [EBook #15196] Language:  English Character set encoding:&nbs... Read more
15,439 words, approx. 52 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, May 14, 1919 Author:  Various Release Date:  April 23, 2004 [EBook #12114] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
11,658 words, approx. 39 pages
Title:  Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., Jan. 17, 1891 Author:  Various Release Date:  July 9, 2004 [EBook #12866] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCII ... Read more
407,687 words, approx. 1,359 pages
VOLUME THE FIRST. * * * * * [Illustration:  Introduction.] [Illustration:  T]This Guffawgraph is intended to form a refuge for destitute wit—­an asylum for ... Read more
13,293 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, October 31, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 7, 2004 [EBook #11491] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASC... Read more
12,682 words, approx. 43 pages
CHARIVARIA. More than a million pounds of concealed sugar have been discovered in New York.  It is suspected that this was intended as the nucleus of a hoard. *** A contemporary recently stated t... Read more
12,925 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Oct. 17, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 1, 2004 [eBook #10903] Language:  English Character set encoding:  Us... Read more
11,210 words, approx. 38 pages
THE GAME OF THE LITTLE HORSES. (A SKETCH AT THE CASINO, DINARD.) On either side of the circular Race-course, with its revolving metal horses, is a Green Table, divided into numbered squares, around wh... Read more
13,225 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 2, 1917 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 21, 2005 [EBook #15121] Language:  English Character set encoding:  ASCI... Read more
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