Punch (1841) (14587634629) - Public domain book illustration


Punch (1841) (14587634629) - Public domain book illustration



Identifier: punchv40lemo (find matches)
Title: Punch
Year: 1841 (1840s)
Authors: Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870 Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887 Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880 Brooks, Shirley, 1816-1874 Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917 Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936
Subjects: English wit and humor English wit and humor, Pictorial
Publisher: (London) : (Punch Publications Ltd., etc.)
Contributing Library: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Digitizing Sponsor: The Institute of Museum and Library Services through an Indiana State Library LSTA Grant

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esdropping, and have no wish to get our ears boxed,we should long ere this have followed them, and stooped down to thekeyhole of the sanctum where they sit. Well, we several times havewondered what made their tongues so glib, and their general conver-sation so spirituel when we rejoined them. We more than once,poor fools ! have imagined that their spirits were raised on our account,and have fancied them intoxicated by the pleasure of our presence.Alas! such vain delusions are no more to be indulged in. We nowknow on good authority that when the ladies leave the room it is tohold a s^nii-seance ; and that if their bright eyes sparkle at the sightof our approach, the cause is not a love for us, but an affection for thebrandy-bottle. Lord Johns Finality. As applied to the Reform Bill, it is very like the finality of thoseinterminable magazine stories, for you never arrive at any other endthan—( To be continued in our newt.) VOL. XL. K brj PUNCH, OR THE LONDON GZARIVARI. (Maech 2, 1861.
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AN AWKWAED FIX. From the Springfield Journal^ the President Electsorgan, we learn with a certain dismay that— Mr. Lincoln stands immovably on the Chicago platform, andhe will neither acquiesce in, nor consult his friends to acquiescein, any compromise that surrenders oue iota of it. This is an embarrassing attitude for any statesmanto take. If Mr. Lincoln will not remove from theplatform, we suppose the only way will be to carry himand the platform into the Capitol together. It willbe rather awkward, though, if the floor of the Houseis not large enough to take in the platform! We haveheard of members having such an attachment for theirseats (like Me. Horsman, for instance,) that they can-not be made, or persuaded, to give them up ; but fora senator openly to declare that his affection for a cer-tain platform is so strong that nothing shall induce himto tear himself from it, is quite a new locus standi inthe political world. The only possible compromise wesee, when Mr. Lincoln and hi





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