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Desperate Remedies: A Punch Limerick

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A Choice Collection of Queens and Kings, and other Things

In February 2011 I posted a review of some Christmas books for 1874, “Nonsense for Big and Little Babies” from Judy. Among the books reviewed was A Choice Collection of Queens and Kings, and other Things by S.A. the Princess Hesse Schwartzbourg, … Continue reading

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Vers nonsensiques (8)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 19 May 1877, p. 218.

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Vers nonsensiques (7)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 12 May 1877, p. 215.

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Vers nonsensiques (6)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 5 May 1877, p. 202.

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Vers nonsensiques (5)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 28 April 1877, p. 191.

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Vers nonsensiques (4)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 31 March 1877, p. 142.

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Vers nonsensiques (3)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 24 March 1877, p. 130.

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Vers nonsensiques (2)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 17 March 1877, p. 110.

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Vers nonsensiques (1)

I have already discussed a “comic strip” by George Du Maurier, The Egg Poacher: A Tale of Country Life, which appeared in Punch in 1869. A few years later Du Maurier was to prove his literary talent by producing a … Continue reading

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