The Last Sweeps of the Scythe

The Last Sweeps of the Scythe

George Gatcombe

Fun 58 (26 July 1893): 35

Couplet beneath the caption:

Vile opposition grows slower and slower,
And falls to the scythe of the Grand Old Mower.

Despite the optimism about the passage of Home Rule displayed in this and other cartoons in Fun, Gladstone failed to pass this crucial piece of legislation.

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