Making the best of it

Making the best of it. Punch. (10 December 1859): 236. Image from Internet Archive. Text and formatting by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose without prior permission as long as you credit this site, the Internet Archive, and the University of Toronto library.]

Lady.“Resign your Situation! Why, what's wrong now, Thomas? Have they been wanting you to eat salt butter again?”

Genteel Footman.“Oh, no, thank you, Ma'am — but the fact is, Ma'am — that I have heard that Master were seen last week on the top of a Homnibus, and I couldn't after that remain any longer in the family.”

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