A Visitation. Source: Fun (8 October 1864): 34. Source: Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it

Pastor: — “You don’t attend the parish church now, Mrs. Dyer”
Parishioner: — “Loramassyblessthe man, no! Good reason why. The last time ever I woz to church I ketch’d the dreadfullest browngarters (? bronchitis) as ever you see, and I've had ’em ever since — awful!.”

“(? bronchitis)” is in the original cartoon, and not my suggestion. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the University of Florida library and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. —  George P. Landow

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