Missis’s Orders

Missis’s Orders

John Tenniel, artist

Swain, engraver

Punch 64 (28 June 1873): 267

First Charwoman (A-rt-N) "What 'ave I got here? Well, it's a work o' hart, my dear, which I got for nothonk at the grocer's. The r-y-l gent coms from the heast, you know, and I thought as it might amuse 'im!". Second Charwomen: (L-wn): "Got it for nothink, did you? Ah well, that's somethink; but I will say as we could ha' done 'im cheaper at the hotel. — only Missis would ’ave ’im at the pallidge!!”

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