A Sell

A Sell. Source: Fun. (23 April 1864): 53. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Conductor (looking inside full omnibus): — “Would any gentleman oblige a lady by getting outside?”

Facetious Jones (comfortably seated inside): — “”

Conductor: — “Does it rain?”

Jones: — “Oh! No, Sir.”

Conductor: — “Is it cold?”

Jones: — “Beautiful and warm”

Conductor: — “Has the lady a gentleman with her?”

Jones: — “Well, then, tell him to take a cab.”

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