Punch, Tomy 56-57

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Punch Publications Limited, 1869

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Strona 85 - ... who smoke; and has been led to inquire into the connection of this habit with impairment of the general health. He has observed 38 boys, aged from 9 to 15, who smoked more or less. Of these, distinct symptoms were present in 21. In 32 there were various disorders of the circulation, bruit de souffle...
Strona 113 - That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold; What hath quench'd them hath given me fire.
Strona 176 - As with the force of winds and waters pent, When mountains tremble, those two massy pillars With horrible convulsion to and fro He tugged, he shook, till down they came and drew The whole roof after them, with burst of thunder Upon the heads of all who sat beneath...
Strona 148 - A noble Neapolitan, Gonzalo, Out of his charity, who being then appointed Master of this design, did give us, with Rich garments, linens, stuffs, and necessaries, Which since have steaded much/ so, of his gentleness, Knowing I loved my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library, with volumes that I prize above my dukedom.
Strona 142 - ... development of moral dishonesty. From the great houses in the City of London to the village grocer, the commercial life of England has been saturated with fraud. So deep has it gone, that a strictly honest tradesman can hardly hold his ground against competition.
Strona 137 - Only in late decadent generations, fast hastening towards radical change or final perdition, can such indiscriminate mashing-up of Good and Evil into one universal patent-treacle, and most unmedical electuary, of Rousseau Sentimentalism, universal Pardon and Benevolence, with dinner and drink and one cheer more, take effect in our Earth. Electuary very poisonous, as sweet as it is, and very nauseous ; of which Oliver, happier than we, had not yet heard the slightest intimation even in dreams.
Strona 151 - Taffy ride to my house, Or into Pat's doth swim, I think my Taffy will remark That we might learn of him. " He does not drink, my Taffy (Not leastwise as a rule); He goes to chapel regular, And sends his boys to school. " He dresses well on Sunday, His family the like; He's not too fond of overwork, But...
Strona 152 - It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it; makes 'it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes; which, delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit.
Strona 150 - ... Wifely indulgence is suggested as essential to a happy marriage. In cases of marital infidelity women dare not retaliate in kind. Theoretically, there should not be a double standard, but the laws of society, under which we have to live, are necessarily unequal in their application to woman. Socially, what is sauce for the gander is not sauce for the goose.

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