An Extinguisher

An Extinguisher. George du Maurier Punch (12 July 1873): 14.

Forward and loquacious youth..— “By Jove, you know, upon my word, now – if I were to see a ghost, you know, I would be a chattering idiot for the Rest of my Life!”

Ingenuous Maiden (dreamily).— “Have you seen a Ghost?”

Selected du Maurier Cartoons on Courtship & Marriage

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