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VOLUME THE FIRST.1
THE FACETIAE1
INTRODUCTION.2
POLITICAL SUMMARY.2
NOTES.6
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.10
FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 17, 1841.10
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.12
SOMETHING WARLIKE.12
HUME’S TERMINOLOGY.12
NATIVE SWALLOWS.13
LORD MELBOURNE TO “PUNCH.”13
A RAILROAD NOVEL13
SPECIMEN.14
VOL.  I.14
VOL.  II.14
VOL.  III.15
LESSONS IN PUNMANSHIP.15
A SYNOPSIS OF VOTING, ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE CATEGORIES OF “CANT.”15
VOTING MAY BE CONSIDERED AS16
THE PROFESSIONAL SINGER19
AN AN-TEA ANACREONTIC.23
COURT CIRCULAR.26
A QUARTER-DAY COGITATION.27
STREET POLITICS.27
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.29
A PUBLIC CONVENIENCE.30
CANDIDATES UNDER DIFFERENT PHASES30
FINE ARTS.30
FOR THE HALF CONDEMNED: 32
THE TOTALLY CONDEMNED: 32
A COMMENTARY ON THE ELECTIONS.32
TO THE BLACK-BALLED OF THE UNITED SERVICE.33
AN ALLIGATOR CHAIRMAN.36
AN ODE.37
MR. HUME.39
THE DRAMA.39
A CARD.41
FOR MELO-DRAMA.41
FOR FARCES.42
FOR COMEDIES.42
WHY AND BECAUSE.42
THE REAL AND THE IDEAL; OR, THE CATASTROPHE OF A VICTORIA MELO-DRAMA.42
QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN M.P.42
THE ENTIRE ANIMAL.43
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.43
FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 24, 1841.43
WHIG-WAGGERIES.45
SPORTING.46
STENOTYPOGRAPHY.48
NEWS OF EXTRAORDINARY INTEREST.49
A CON.  BY TOM COOKE.50
CLAR’ DE KITCHEN.50
A PARTY OF MEDALLERS.51
A CHAPTER ON BOOTS.51
HINTS ON MELO-DRAMATIC MUSIC.55
THE RISING SUN.56
THE PUNCH CORRESPONDENCE.57
CHARACTERISTIC CORRESPONDENCE.58
PUNCH AND PEEL.59
THE ELECTION OF BALLINAFAD.62
EPIGRAM.64
EPIGRAM ON SEEING AN EXECUTION.64
THE POET FOILED.64
ECCLESIASTICAL TRANSPORTATION.65
CONSISTENCY.65
THE SAILOR’S SECRET.65
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.68
MARRIAGE AND CHRISTENING EXTRAORDINARY.68
OMINOUS.68
CROSS READINGS.68
A WOOD CUT.69
REVENGE IS SWEET.69
QUESTION BY THE DISOWNED OF NOTTINGHAM.70
ANSWER BY COLONEL SIBTHORP.70
REVIEW.70
TO THE LAUGHTER-LOVING PUBLIC.70
CHANT.71
THE DRAMA71
MY FRIEND THE CAPTAIN.72
LITERARY QUERIES AND REPLIES74
QUESTION BY SIR EDWARD LYTTON BULWER, BART,74
QUESTION BY LADY BLESSINGTON,74
A SPEECH FROM THE HUSTINGS.74
FASHIONABLE MOVEMENTS.75
EPIGRAM ON A VERY LARGE WOMAN.75
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.75
FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 31, 1841.75
TO JOBBING PATRIOTS.77
THE DIARY OF A LORD MAYOR.78
THE LOVES OF THE PLANTS.80
MODERN WAT TYLERS.81
CIVILISATION.81
NOUVEAU MANUEL DU VOYAGEUR.84
THE OMNIBUS85
PRAY DON’T TELL THE GOVERNOR.85
THE EXPLOSIVE BOX.86
EXCLUSIVE INTELLIGENCE.86
ANIMAL MAGNETISM.86
THE NEW HOUSE.87
WATERFORD ELECTION.88
THE NORMANDIE “NO GO.”89
A CONUNDRUM BY COL.  SIBTHORP.89
A CLASSICAL INSCRIPTION FOR A CIGAR CASE.90
FREE TRANSLATION.90
FASHIONS FOR THE PRESENT WEEK.90
BREACH OF PRIVILEGE.90
SHOCKING WANT OF SYMPATHY.90
PUNCH AND PEEL90
A FAIR OFFER93
FINE ARTS.96
A BARRISTER’S CARD.96
THE WIFE CATCHERS.97
CHAPTER I.97
POOR JOHN BULL.100
A STRONG RESEMBLANCE.100
A PRUDENT CHANGE.100
THE ABOVE-BRIDGE NAVY.100
CORRESPONDENCE.102
A MOVING SCENE.103
THE DRAMA103
MACBETH AT THE SURREY.105
HOP INTELLIGENCE106
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.107
FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 7, 1841.107
CHAPTER II.107
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL, NO. 3.110
A NATURAL DEDUCTION110
THE POLITICAL QUACK.113
TO FANCY BUILDERS AND CAPITALISTS.113
LITERARY RECIPES.114
HOW TO COOK UP A FASHIONABLE NOVEL.114
A SENTIMENTAL DITTO.114
A STARTLING ROMANCE.114
AN HISTORICAL DITTO.115
A NARRATIVE.115
BIOGRAPHY OF KINGS.115
DRAMATIC RECIPES.115
FOR MESSRS.  MACREADY AND CHARLES KEAN.115
FOR THE ROYAL VIC.116
FOR THE SURREY NAUTICAL.116
OUR CITY ARTICLE.116
SUPREME:  COURT OF THE LORD HIGH INQUISITOR PUNCH.117
TO BAD JOKERS.119
“MY NAME’S THE DOCTOR”—­(vide Peel’s Speech at Tamworth.)120
PUNCH’S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE.—­NO. 1.120
NEW STUFFING FOR THE SPEAKER’S CHAIR.122
OLD BAILEY.123
LEGAL PUGILISM.123
INQUEST.123
RUMBALL THE COMEDIAN.123
FOREIGN AFFAIRS.123
THE MINTO-HOUSE MANIFESTO126
PUNCH AND SIR JOHN POLLEN.128
PUNCH129
HUMFERY CHEAT-’EM.—­(Vide Ainsworth’s “Guy Fawkes.”)129
THE BOY JONES’S LOG.130
THE ADVANTAGES OF ANIMAL MAGNETISM.133
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.134
A BITTER DRAUGHT.135
A HINT TO THE UGLY.135
ON THE POPULARITY OF MR. CH—­S K—­N.136
THE DRAMA.137
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.139
FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 14, 1841.139
CHAPTER III.139
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.142
LADY MORGAN’S LITTLE ONE.142
THE ROYAL LION AND UNICORN142
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.145
SELECTIONS FROM THE EXAMINATION PAPERS.146
MEDICINE.146
CHEMISTRY AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.147
ANIMAL ECONOMY.147
HARVEST PROSPECTS.147
PUNCH’S RANDOM RECOLLECTIONS OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.148
EXTRAORDINARY OPERATION.150
EXTRAORDINARY ASSIZE INTELLIGENCE.150
A SPOKE IN S—­Y’S WHEEL!151
A NATURAL INFERENCE.151
BLACK AND WHITE.151
IRISH PARTICULAR.151
HITTING THE RIGHT NAIL ON THE HEAD.152
CHARLES KEAN’S “CHEEK.”152
THE STATE DOCTOR.153
ON DITS OF THE CLUBS.155
THE REJECTED ADDRESS OF THE MELANCHOLY WHIGS.155
LORD JOHNNY “LICKING THE BIRSE.”156
A QUERY.156
NURSERY EDUCATION REPORT.157
INJURED INNOCENCE.157
PUBLIC AFFAIRS ON PHRENOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES.158
JOCKY JASON.159
NEW CODE OF SIGNALS.159
LABOURS OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.161
A GOOD REASON.161
THE SPEAKERSHIP.163
AN INQUIRY FROM DEAF BURKE, ESQ.164
THE MANSION-HOUSE PARROT.164
MATRIMONIAL AGENCY.164
A DRESS REHEARSAL.166
THE DRAMA.166
A LADY AND GENTLEMAN168
LATEST FOREIGN.170
AN USEFUL ALLY.170
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.170
FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 21, 1841.170
CHAPTER IV.170
CORRESPONDENCE EXTRAORDINARY.173
ENGLISH AND AMERICAN PRODUCE.174
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.175
INTRODUCTION.175
IF I HAD A THOUSAND A-YEAR.177
MY UNCLE BUCKET.177
IMPORTANT DISCOVERY.181
A THING UNFIT TO A(P)PEAR.181
CURIOUS COINCIDENCE.184
THEATRE ROYAL184
ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC.184
VIVANT KANT ET TOMFOOLERIE.185
THE WHIGS’ LAST DYING SPEECH, AS DELIVERED BY THE QUEEN186
THE QUEEN’S SPEECH.186
A NEW VERSION OF BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST.188
SUPREME COURT OF THE LORD HIGH INQUISITOR PUNCH.188
THE ADVANTAGES OF STYLE.189
SPORTING IN DOWNING STREET.190
PUNCH’S EXTRA DRAMATIC INTELLIGENCE191
THE MONEY MARKET191
SIGNS OF THE TIMES.191
TO BAKERS AND FISHMONGERS.191
CLEVER ROGUES.192
MUNTZ ON THE STATE OF THE CROPS.192
LORD MELBOURNE’S LETTER-BAG.192
LAYS OF THE LAZY.194
WIT WITHOUT MONEY: 195
BY VAMPYRE HORSELEECH, ESQ195
CHAPTER II.195
LAM(B)ENTATIONS.197
THE DRAMA.198
MARY CLIFFORD.199
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.202
FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 28, 1841.202
CHAPTER I.202
AN ACUTE ANGLE.205
LEVANT MAIL.207
TO MR GREEN, THE INSPECTOR OF HIGHWAYS.207
FASHIONABLE ARRIVALS.207
ADVICE GRATIS.208
PLEASANT CROPS ABROAD.—­A GOOD LOOK OUT FOR THE SYRIANS.208
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.208
THE QUALITY208
BEGINNING EARLY.210
SIBTHORP’S VERY BEST.210
BEAUTIFUL COINCIDENCE!—­A PAIR OF TOOLS.210
THE CURRAH CUT;211
BAD EITHER WAY.214
A CONSTANT PAIR.214
NARRATIVE OF AN AWFUL CASE OF EXTREME DISTRESS.214
THE RICH OLD BUFFER.217
PHILANTHROPY, FINE WRITING, AND FIREWORKS.218
IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.218
THE DINNEROLOGY OF ENGLAND.219
INQUEST—­NOT EXTRAORDINARY.221
NAPOLEON’S STATUE AT BOULOGNE.222
TO POLITICAL WRITERS,222
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR OF THE “TIMES.”223
CON.  BY THEODORE HOOK.223
A CRUEL DISAPPOINTMENT.223
UNSATISFACTORY CONDITION OF FOREIGN BEEF—­(CAUTION TO GOURMANDS).223
A TRIFLE FROM LITTLE TOMMY.223
PROSPECTUS FOR A PROVIDENT ANNUITY COMPANY.224
AWFUL ACCIDENT.224
HINTS TO NEW MEMBERS.225
RATHER SUICIDAL.226
NOVEL EXPERIMENT.—­GREAT SCREW.226
PUNCH’S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE.—­NO. 3.226
CHAPTER 1.227
AN IMMINENT BREACH.228
SCHOOL OF DESIGN.228
A HINT TO THE NEW LORD CHAMBERLAIN.229
VOCAL EVASION.229
A PUN FROM THE ROW.230
PLEASURES OF HOPE (RATHER EXPENSIVE).230
FASHIONS FOR THE MONTH.230
ARTISTIC EXECUTION.230
NEW PARLIAMENTARY RETURNS.230
RATHER OMINOUS!231
HEAVY LIGHTNESS.231
THE DRAMA.231
THE GREAT UNACTABLES.234
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.236
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 5, 1841.236
THE CUT236
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL. —­ NO. 6.238
GENERAL SATISFACTION.239
ADVERTISEMENT.239
INQUEST EXTRAORDINARY.243
THE GREAT CRICKET MATCH AT ST. STEPHEN’S.243
DECIDEDLY UNPLEASANT.245
CURIOUS COINCIDENCE.245
THE BARTHOLOMEW FAIR SHOW-FOLKS.245
TO THE GULLIBLE PUBLIC.247
CAPITAL ILLUSTRATION.248
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.248
CHAPTER II.248
EPIGRAM.251
SHALL GREAT OLYMPUS TO A MOLEHILL STOOP?251
THE LETTER OF INTRODUCTION.251
PARLIAMENTARY INTENTIONS.253
EXTRA FASHIONABLE NEWS.254
A SINGULAR INADVERTENCE.254
THE MINISTRY’S ODE TO THE PASSIONS.254
SIR ROBERT PEEL AND THE QUEEN.256
SONGS OF THE SEEDY.—­NO. 2.256
THE LOST MEDICAL PAPERS OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION.257
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.260
FANCIED FAIR.261
PUNCH’S THEATRE.262
CONCERTS D’ETE.265
MADAME TUSSAUD’S,266
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.268
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 12, 1841.268
CHAPTER III.268
TO CAPITALISTS.271
REASON’S NE PLUS ULTRA.271
CAUTION TO SPORTSMEN.271
OUT OF SEASON.271
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.272
THE GOLDEN-SQUARE REVOLUTION.273
RECOLLECTIONS OF A TRIP IN MR HAMPTON’S BALLOON.274
FEARFUL STATE OF LONDON!276
LOOKING ON THE BLACK SIDE OF THINGS.276
AWFUL CASE OF SMASHING!—­FRIGHTFUL NEGLIGENCE OF THE POLICE276
NEW SWIMMING APPARATUS.276
SYNCRETIC LITERATURE.277
THE NEW ADMINISTRATION.279
A VOICE FROM THE AREA.280
MY FRIEND TOM.280
A HINT FOR POLITICIANS.284
A PRO AND CON.284
GALVANISM OUTDONE.284
NEWS FOR THE SYNCRETICS.284
PEEL “REGULARLY CALLED IN.”284
ROYAL NURSERY EDUCATION REPORT—­NO. 3.288
289
INAUGURATION OF THE IMAGE OF SHAKSPERE.291
A CARD.293
THE MONEY MARKET.293
THEATRICAL INTELLIGENCE.294
THE AMENDE HONORABLE.294
PUNCH’S THEATRE.295
THE BOARDING SCHOOL.296
ENJOYMENT.298
FINE ARTS.299
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.301
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 18, 1841.301
CHAPTER IV.301
SURREY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS.304
ON THE SCIENCE OF ELECTIONEERING.304
THE STATISTICAL SOCIETY.306
A NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT.306
DONE AGAIN.307
ASSERTION OF THE UNINTELLIGIBLE.307
FLIGHT THE FIRST.307
HUMANE SUGGESTION.308
DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE STATUE OF GEORGE CANNING AND SIR ROBERT PEEL.308
THE BEAUTY OF BRASS.310
PUNCH AT THE ART-UNION EXHIBITION AGAIN310
SYNCRETIC LITERATURE312
A NEW THEORY OF POCKETS.314
PUNCH’S THEATRE.316
THE CORN LAWS AND CHRISTIANITY.318
ENCOURAGEMENT OF NATIVE TALENT.321
PUNCH’S PENCILLINGS—­NO.  X.322
THE OMEN OUTWITTED: 322
326
OUR FOREIGN RELATIONS.328
SIBTHORP ON THE CORN LAW.328
FISH SAUCE.328
PUNCH’S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE.328
A LECTURE ON MORALITY.—­BY PUNCH.330
A BOWER OF BLISS IN STANGATE.334
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.336
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 25, 1841.336
CHAPTER V.336
GRAVESEND.339
SCRUPULOUSLY PREPARED FROM THE RECIPE OF THE LATE339
AND PATRONISED BY339
ALSO BY THE339
AND THE340
TESTIMONIALS.340
W(H)AT TYLER.341
A MESMERIC ADVERTISEMENT.341
AN ALARMING STRIKE.342
SIR RHUBARB PILL, M.P. & M.D.342
NOVEL SUBSCRIPTIONS.343
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.—­NO. 7.343
THE MINISTERIAL TOP.344
BERNARD CAVANAGH344
SYNCRETIC LITERATURE.346
FATHER O’FLYNN AND HIS CONGREGATION.348
X.351
DOCTOR PEEL TAKING TIME TO CONSULT.351
BUNKS’S DISCOVERIES IN THE THAMES.354
A NEW CONJURING COMPANY.356
AN EXTENSIVE SACRIFICE.358
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.358
IMPORTANT INVENTION.359
THE BATTLE AND THE BREEZE.359
THE FASTING PHENOMENON.359
TORY BOONS.359
RECREATION FOR THE PUBLIC.360
A SHORT TREATISE OF DRAMATIC CASUALTIES.360
PUNCH’S THEATRE.362
PUNCH AT THE NEW STRAND.367
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.369
FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 2, 1841.369
CONDENSED PARLIAMENTARY REPORT ON THE MISCELLANEOUS ESTIMATES.372
Q.E.D.372
EXPRESS FROM WINDSOR.374
A ROYAL DUCK.374
HIGH LIFE BELOW STAIRS.375
GREAT ANNUAL MICHAELMAS JUBILEE.375
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.375
ORDER OF PROCESSION.375
DYER IGNORANCE.377
MAKING A COMPOSITION WITH ONE’S ANCESTORS.377
PUNCH’S HISTRIONIC READINGS IN HISTORY.377
WAR TO THE NAIL.379
MOLAR AND INCISOR.379
TWENTY POUNDS.379
CURIOSITY HUNTERS381
X.384
THE “WELL-DRESSED” AND THE “WELL-TO-DO.”385
TRANSACTIONS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF HOOKHAM-CUM-SNIVEY.388
LAYS OF THE “BEAU MONDE.”390
METROPOLITAN IMPROVEMENTS.391
ERRATA IN THE “TIMES.”391
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT391
MICHAELMAS DAY393
LIST OF OUTRAGES.394
ROOT AND BRANCH.394
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.—­NO. 8.394
POACHED EGOTISM.396
THE POLITICAL NATURALIST’S LIBRARY396
THE SUPER-NATURAL HISTORY OF—­396
A GREAT CARD.397
THE POETICAL JUSTICE.397
THE EVIL MOST TO BE DREADED.397
PUNCH’S THEATRE.397
SIBTHORPIANA.400
CURIOUS AMBIGUITY.401
THE THORNY PREMIER.401
TO PROFESSORS OF LANGUAGES WHO GIVE LONG CREDIT AND TAKE SMALL PAY.401
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.401
FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 9, 1841.401
SPORTING FACE.403
BRIGHTON403
CUSTOM-HOUSE SALE.  LOT 1.—­A PORT.404
CHAPTER VI.404
L’ETE407
LA TRENISE407
LA PASTORALE407
LA FINALE407
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.408
THE ORNAMENTS408
FUSBOS413
WHEREIN ARE CONSIDERED413
OR413
THE WHOLE ADAPTED TO413
BY413
BOOK I.—­DEFINITIONS.413
MAJOR BENIOWSKY’S NEW ART OF MEMORY414
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.—­NO. 9.415
TO SIR ROBERT.416
CHRISTIANITY.—­PRICE FIFTEEN SHILLINGS.416
SWEET AUTUMN DAYS.419
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.423
LIKE MASTER LIKE MAN.425
INQUEST EXTRAORDINARY ON A CORONER.425
A CURIOUS ERROR.426
PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE.427
CONS BY OUR OWN COLONEL.427
PUNCH’S THEATRE.427
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.431
FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 16, 1841.431
THE GEOLOGY OF SOCIETY.432
COVENTRY’S WISE PRECAUTION.434
CONTINUATIONS FROM CHINA.434
THE VERY “NEXT” JONATHAN.434
THOSE DIVING BELLES!  THOSE DIVING BELLES!436
PROSPECTUS437
THE DIRECTORS437
ACTING SECRETARIES,437
NOTHING NEW.438
THE LABOURS OF THE SESSION.438
SO MUCH FOR BUCKINGHAM!439
PUNCH’S NEW GENERAL LETTER-WRITER.440
THE ANSWER TO THE SAME.440
(Secondly.)441
ANSWER TO THE SAME441
(Thirdly.)441
(Fourthly.)441
(Fifthly.)441
FUNK FLAT442
(Sixthly.)442
(Seventhly.)442
(Eighthly.)442
(Ninthly.)442
(Tenthly.)443
THE BARBER OF STOCKSBAWLER.443
LAURIE ON GEOGRAPHY.446
COOMBE’S LUNGS AND LEARNING.447
PARLIAMENTARY MASONS.—­PARLIAMENTARY PICTURES.447
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.451
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF RAILWAY ACCIDENTS.454
THE POLITICAL EUCLID.—­NO. 2.455
PROP.  II.—­PROBLEM.455
PROP.  III.—­PROBLEM456
THE VALUE OF STOCKS—­LAST QUOTATION.456
THE SHOPMEN—­POOR DEVILS457
(FROM ANOTHER CORRESPONDENT.)457
CONS.  BY O CONNELL.458
PUNCH’S THEATRE.458
PROMENADE CONCERTS.461
THE WAR WITH CHINA.462
TO BENEVOLENT AND HUMANE JOKERS.463
LAURIE’S ESSAY ON THE PHARMACOPOEIA.463
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.464
FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 23, 1841.464
ATRY-ANGLE.468
PUNCH’S COMMISSION TO INQUIRE INTO THE GENERAL DISTRESS.468
HORATIO FITZ-SPOONY468
THE TEA SERVICE ON SEA SERVICE.470
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.470
CHAPTER VII.470
NEW WORKS NOW IN THE PRESS.472
AMERICAN CONGRESS.472
EPITAPH ON A CANDLE.475
FIRE!  FIRE!476
AN APPROPRIATE GIFT.477
A MALE DUE.478
CURIOUS SYNONYMS.478
HAPPY LAND!478
THE NEW STATE STRETCHER.478
ARRIVED AT LAST.479
EPIGRAM.479
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.482
LETTER No.  II.—­(Copy.)484
SOME THINGS TO WHICH THE IRISH WOULD NOT SWEAR.485
COMING EVENTS CAST THEIR SHADOWS BEFORE THEM.485
HOSTILITIES IN PRIVATE LIFE.485
GEOLOGY OF SOCIETY.487
THE WAPPING DELUGE.488
SAVORY CON.  BY COX.488
A PAIR OF DUCKS.491
PUNCH’S THEATRE.491
THE TWO LAST IMPORTANT SITTINGS.493
SIBTHORPIAN PROBLEMS.493
A SLAP AT JOHN CHINAMAN’S CHOPS.494
HUME LEEDS—­WAKLEY FOLLOWS.494
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.494
FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 30, 1841.494
THE DESIRE OF PLEASING.498
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.498
CHAPTER VIII.498
BURKE’S HERALDRY.501
A SUGGESTION501
THE GOLD SNUFF-BOX.501
THE PENSIVE PEEL.504
DOMESTIC ECONOMY.504
A MAYOR’S NEST.507
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.507
EXPRESS FROM AMERICA.510
POLITICS OF THE OUTWARD MAN!510
LIST OF THE PREMIUMS514
FIRST PREMIUM.514
SECOND PREMIUM.514
THIRD PREMIUM.514
FOURTH PREMIUM.514
FIFTH PREMIUM.515
SIXTH PREMIUM.515
PUNCH’S REVIEW.515
OUR TRADE REPORT.517
RELATIVE GENTILITY.517
KEEPING IT DARK.517
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.517
HAMLET’S SOLILOQUY.519
THE MAN OF HABIT.519
PUNCH’S POLITICAL ECONOMY.520
ON THE KEY-VIVE.522
LAST NEW SAYINGS.522
PUNCH’S THEATRE.522
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.526
FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 6, 1841.526
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.529
CHAPTER VIII.529
A SCANDALOUS REPORT.531
THE FIRE AT THE TOWER.532
PLEASE TO REMEMBER THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER.533
THE RIVAL CANDIDATES.534
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT’S VISIT TO THE TOWER.539
REFORM YOUR LAWYERS’ BILLS.539
PEEL’S PRE-EXISTENCE!541
EPIGRAMS ON A LOUD AND SILLY TALKER.545
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.545
THE LORD MAYORS AND THE QUEEN.548
THE TWO NEW EQUITY JUDGES.549
MR. PUNCH,549
BEGS TO INFORM THE549
AN EXTRACT FROM THE SPECTATOR.549
SHIP NEWS.550
CAUSE AND EFFECT.550
SHOULD THIS MEET THE EYE—­550
HARD AND FAST.550
PUNCH’S THEATRE.551
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.557
FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 13, 1841.557
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.558
SONGS FOR CATARRHS.559
A SONG FOR A CATARRH.559
AN UNDIVIDED MOIETY.560
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.560
CHAPTER IX.560
FALSE ALARM.562
DOING THE STATE SOME SERVICE.562
THE GENTLEMAN’S OWN BOOK.562
TREMENDOUS FAILURE.564
A THOROUGH DRAUGHT.564
THE O’CONNELL PAPERS.564
LETTER I.565
SCENERY MOVED BY566
FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE566
A PAEAN FOR DAN.567
PUNCH’S PAEAN TO THE PRINCELET.567
HARD TO REMEMBER.568
THE CROPS.568
ELIGIBLE INVESTMENTS!—­SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY!—­UNRIVALLED BARGAINS!569
LOT I.569
LOT II.570
LOT III.570
LOT IV.570
LOT V.570
LOT VI.570
SIR PETER LAURIE ON HUMAN LIFE.570
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.574
HAEMATEMESIS.574
TRUE ECONOMY.576
THE LORD MAYOR’S FOOL.577
PUNCH’S CATECHISM OF GEOGRAPHY.577
CHAPTER I.578
SPARKS FROM THE FIRE.579
DISTRESS OF THE COUNTRY.579
THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ALDERMEN.582
A CHAPTER ON POLITICS.582
THE PRINCE’S EXTRA.583
PUNCH’S THEATRE.584
THE MASONS AND THE STONE JUG.586
CONUNDRUM BY THE LORD MAYOR.586
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.586
FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 20, 1841.586
A DOSE OF CASTOR.590
CUTTING AT THE ROOT OF THE EVIL.590
TO PUNCH.590
MY DEAR PUNCH,591
ASCITES.591
ALARMING PROSPECTS FOR THE COUNTRY.591
THE HEIR OF APPLEBITE.592
CHAPTER X.592
THE LAMBETH DEMOSTHENES.593
A LEGEND OF THE TOWER (NOT LONDON).594
IRISH INTELLIGENCE.596
TAKING A SIGHT AT THE FIRE.597
JOE HUME’S FORTHCOMING WORK.597
THE ROMANCE OF A TEACUP.598
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.599
THE UNKINDEST CUT OF ALL.600
A CELESTIAL CON.600
THE PRINCE OF WALES.—­HIS FUTURE TIMES.600
PROPER PRECAUTION.603
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.604
(Copy.)604
CODE OF INSTRUCTIONS604
REGULARLY CALLED IN—­AND BOWLED OUT.606
THE PRINCE OF WALES.607
A BARROWKNIGHT.608
MAGISTERIAL AXIOMS.608
THE ROYAL BULLETINS.608
DEVILLED DRUMSTICKS.608
BRANDY AND WATERFORD. (A GO!)608
THE WHEELS OF FORTUNE.609
SEEING NOTHING609
MORE FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.609
CONS.  WORTH CONNING.609
MORBID SYMPATHY FOR CRIMINALS.610
THE MALE DALILAH.610
A “PUNCH” TESTIMONIAL.611
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK-UP;612
BARBER-OUS ANNOUNCEMENT.615
A NEW MILKY WAY.615
OH GEMINI!616
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.616
FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 27, 1841.616
THE “PUFF PAPERS.”619
THE STAR SYSTEM.623
THE LIMERICK MARES.623
MORE SKETCHES OF LONDON LIFE.623
ACTIVE BENEVOLENCE.624
PUNCH’S STOMACHOLOGY.625
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.626
FRENCH LIVING.627
HINTS ON POPPING THE QUESTION.627
THE ROMANCE OF A TEACUP.628
SONGS FOR THE SENTIMENTAL.—­No. 11630
KINGS AND CARPENTERS.—­ROYAL AND VULGAR CONSPIRATORS.630
HIS TURN NOW.634
A FAMILIAR EPISTLE635
TO635
DEAR SIMON,636
VERSES639
CAUSE AND EFFECT.639
NEW ANNUALS AND REPUBLICATIONS.639
DISCOVERY OF VALUABLE JEWELS.640
SAYINGS & DOINGS IN THE ROYAL NURSERY.640
THE REWARD OF VIRTUE.640
PUNCH’S THEATRE.641
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.647
FOR THE WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 4, 1841.647
A CON-CERTED CON.648
RECONCILING A DIFFERENCE.648
OUR WEATHERCOCK.648
THE BANE AND ANTIDOTE.649
THE CORSAIR.649
THE “PUFF PAPERS.”650
CHAPTER I.650
THE KNATCHBULL TESTIMONIAL.654
MUSICAL NEWS (NOOSE).655
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LONDON MEDICAL STUDENT.655
OUR CITY ARTICLE.658
CON.  BY SIBTHORP AND STULTZ.659
THE ROMANCE OF A TEACUP.659
THE FETES FOR THE POLISH—­AND FATE OF THE BRITISH POOR.665
THE FIRE AT THE ADELPHI THEATRE.668
THE CRIMES OF EATING.669
NOBODY CARES AND*670
HINTS HOW TO ENJOY AN OMNIBUS.670
PETER THE GREAT (FOOL?)671
THE WISE MAN OF THE EAST.671
POPISH RED-DRESS.672
A SPOON CASE.672
A DAB FOR LAURIE.673
SIBTHORPS CORNER.673
CUTTING IT RATHER SHORT.673
NATIONAL DISTRESS.674
LAURIE’S RAILLERY.674
A MEETING OF OLD ACQUAINTANCES.674
PUNCH’S THEATRE.674
A PERFECT VACUUM PROVED.677
A CON BY O’CONNER.677
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.677
FOR THE WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 11, 1841.677
SIGNS OF THE TIMES.680
THE “PUFF PAPERS.”680
CHAPTER II.680
DRAW IT GENTLY.683
FASHIONABLE MOVEMENTS.683
LINES ON MISS ADELAIDE KEMBLE.684
PUNCH’S LETTER-WRITER.684
CUPID’S BOW.685
CERTAINLY NOT “BETTER LATE THAN NEVER.”685
A SLIGHT CONTRAST!685
THE COUNTERFEIT PRESENTMENT OF685
ON SNUFF, AND THE DIFFERENT WAYS OF TAKING IT.686
BUFFOON’S NATURAL HISTORY.688
FASHIONS FOR DECEMBER.688
MON JOVIAL ANCIEN COQ.688
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.689
THE HIGH-ROAD TO GENTILITY;689
A NEW WINE.690
LOYALTY AND INSANITY.690
PUNCH’S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE.694
ELEGANT PHRASES.696
PEN AND PALETTE PORTRAITS.697
CHAPTER I.698
WHAT IS LOVE?698
A FEW WORDS ABOUT YOUNG LADIES.698
THE AUTHOR’S DIVISION OF HIS SYSTEM.699
WITNESS MY699
GRANT’S MEDITATIONS AMONG THE COFFEE-CUPS.699
THE MONEY MARKET.701
A DICTIONARY FOR THE LADIES.701
SOUP, A LA JULIEN.702
POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE.702
THE LATE PROMOTIONS.703
PUNCH’S THEATRE.703
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.704
FOR THE WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 18, 1841.704
A CON.  THAT OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN THE COLONEL’S.707
THE “PUFF PAPERS.”707
CHAPTER III.707
A FATAL REMEMBRANCE.707
STARVATION STATISTICS FOR SIR ROBERT PEEL711
THE FASTEST MAN.712
SIBTHORPS CON.  CORNER.712
THE COPPER CAPTAIN.712
PUNCHLIED. SONG FOR PUNCH DRINKERS.715
THE SCHOOL OF DESIGN AT HOOKAM-CUM-SNIVERY.716
QUEER QUERIES.717
IMPORTANT INTELLIGENCE.717
THE BROTH OF A BOY.717
THE “WEIGHT” OF ROYALTY.—­THE SOCIAL “SCALE.”718
FASHIONS FOR THE MONTH.721
THE CHEROOT.721
BALLADS OF THE BRIEFLESS.722
A CUT BY SIR PETER.723
A CLIMAX BY “PUNCH.”724
ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRAORDINARY.724
TO THE LADIES EXCLUSIVELY.724
PEN AND PALETTE PORTRAITS.725
PORTRAIT OF THE LOVER.725
CHAPTER II.725
THE LOVER AT DIFFERENT AGES.726
A DEER BARGAIN.728
OUT OF SCHOOL.728
PUNCH’S LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.728
PUNCH’S THEATRE.729
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.731
FOR THE WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 25, 1841.731
COMMERCIAL PANIC.—­RUMOURED STOPPAGE IN THE CITY.734
FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE.735
A LETTER FROM AN OLD FRIEND,735
THE SECRET SORROW.738
INDEX.739
END OF THE FIRST VOLUME.747
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