First Fruit of the School Board

First Fruit of the School Board. Signed E.G.D. Source: Fun. (12 April 1873): 160. Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library. Click on image to enlarge it.

Snob to boy with Vesuvians [matches]: — “Youngster! your lights are ’fernally bad — they won’t burn!”

Lad: — “Extremely sorry, sir; but, pardon me, didn’t you use a wrong adverb?”

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