A Mutual Understanding
John Tenniel, artist
Punch (21 July 1883)
M. Reynard de L—ss—ps (un Français avant tout. “Enchanted to make concessions so valuable to a colleague so obliging. And — as for security —”
British Lion.“‘Security’! Thank ye, Mossoo! When I do make an advance, I’ll look after the ‘security’ myself!”
Mr. Punch makes quite clear his views of the relative Egyptian roles of England and France by the relative size of fox and lion — and the lion holding the sack of money.
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