Image from page 200 of “Punch” (1841)

Image from page 200 of “Punch” (1841)
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Identifier: punch08lemo
Title: Punch
Year: 1841 (1840s)
Authors: Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870 Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887 Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880 Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874 Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917 Seaman, Owen
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Publisher: [London : Punch Publications, etc.]
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
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water whenever it rains ? A. Because he s open to both sides, and represents Bath. Q. Why is Colonel SmrHORi the most liberal man in the House ofCommons ? A. Because he s the very last man in the House that can be accusedof being a close shaver. THE PUBLIC DINNER MARKET. There has been considerable fluctuation in the value of chairmen andstewards for public dinners. The Duke of Cambridge was quoted ashade lower, but rallied in the course of the day, and was ultimately doneat two and a half for the British and Foreign Institute. M.P.s were inbrisk demand as honorary stewards, but Knights were at a small discount.Churchwardens have been very fiat for some time past, and Lord Mayorshave fallen to the lowest point, with no immediate prospect of amendment.Barristers were firm at a small premium for some of the lower class ofcharity dinners, and Queens Counsel were a good deal in demand asVice Presidents, though the market has been a little overstockedlately. PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

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193 No-o-o. Good night,tuauty. I must go now. Ive (hie)—LET-TERS TO—WHITE ! THE 80UL OF PUNC-GOT SOME BUSI-BUSINESS TO ATTEND TO The Houses at the Albert Gate. Every one is asking the meaning of the two houses lately erected atthe Albert Gate. Their extreme altitude induces many to regard themas the height of absurdity, and it is the general impression that a servantsleeping in the attic must start off for bed in the middle of the day, inorder to arrive by a reasonable hour at the chambm a coucher. Afashionable lady, making a morning call, would faint at the contemplationof Such a getting up stairs as would be necessary before reaching thedrawing-room. We remember when these houses were in course ofbeing built, the bricklayers were drawn up and down by a sort of endlessladder, so that we presume the intention is to let the occupants up anddown—should the houses ever be occupied at all—by some species ofmachinery. We strongly recommend a series of cranes, labelled afterthe mann

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