English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: How They Illustrated and Interpreted Their Times

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S. Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lowrey, 1893 - 427 pages
 

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Page 231 - gin to fear that thou art past all aid From me and from my calling; yet so young, I still would— Man. Look on me! there is an order Of mortals on the earth, who do become Old in their youth, and die ere middle age, Without the violence of warlike death...
Page 112 - An original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, Humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every Rank of Society, being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious.
Page 152 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 146 - His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, Regent of the United Kingdom...
Page 183 - ... nae answer, raised the house, when Dougal was found lying dead within twa steps of the bed where his master's coffin was placed.
Page 239 - In the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing out the sea-water, and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Parting-ton's spirit was up ; but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop, or a puddle, but she should not have meddled with a tempest. Gentlemen, be...
Page 241 - DEAR LORD, I am honoured with his Majesty's commands to acquaint your lordship that all difficulties to the arrangements in progress will be obviated by a declaration in the House to-night from a sufficient number of peers that, in consequence of the present state of affairs, they have come to the resolution of dropping their further opposition to the Reform Bill, so that it may pass without delay, and as nearly as possible in its present shape. - I have the honour to be, Yours sincerely, HERBERT...
Page 16 - ... thereby subjecting to capture and condemnation all vessels, with their cargoes, which should continue to trade with His Majesty's dominions: And whereas, by the same...
Page 282 - There is no blinking the fact that in Mr. Punch's cabinet John Leech is the right-hand man. Fancy a number of Punch without Leech's pictures ! What would you give for it? The learned gentlemen who write the work must feel that, without him, it were as well left alone.
Page 61 - I know that no such calumniator will venture to recommend a measure which must speedily end in his utter confusion. Then let me implore you' to reflect on the situation in which I am placed ; without the shadow of a charge against me — without even an accuser — after an inquiry that led to my ample vindication — yet treated as if I were still more culpable than the perjuries of my suborned traducers represented me, and held up to the world as a mother who may not enjoy the society of her only...

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