Argumentum ad hominem The caption continues: “I know you don’t like his ’Ead, and I allow he ain’t got a purty ’Ead; but Lor’s — now look at Gladstone, the cleverest man in England! — and look at ’is ’Ead!!!” Charles Keene. Source: Our People 21. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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