The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire, Volume 6

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Office of the Tomahawk, 1870
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Page 65 - Work - work work Till the brain begins to swim! Work - work - work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam , and gusset , and band , Band , and gusset , and seam , Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! "O men with sisters dear! O men with mothers and wives! It is not linen you're wearing out , But human creatures
Page 36 - Cursed be the social wants that sin against the strength of youth! Cursed be the social lies that warp us from the living truth!
Page 54 - I'd clasp it round so close and tight, And I would be the necklace, And all day long to fall and rise Upon her balmy bosom, With her laughter or her sighs, And I would lie so light, so light, I scarce should be unclasp'd at night.
Page 65 - SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags. Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the "Song of the Shirt!
Page 104 - But pray reflect — If you enlist all women in your cause, And make them all abjure tyrannic Man, The obvious question then arises," How Is this Posterity to be provided?
Page 1 - LAND TAX.— Bourdin's Land Tax. — An Exposition of the Land Tax ; its Assessment and Collection, with a statement of the rights conferred by the Redemption Acts. By MARK A. BOURDIN (late Registrar of Land Tax). Second Edition. 1870. 4╗.
Page 203 - ... peine ? BOULEN. Un puissant ennemi m'accable de sa haine ; Pour prix de ma tendresse, il a proscrit mes jours. ╔LISABETH.
Page 245 - I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES. I. 1 . Instruction of the Recruit. — The instructors, to whom this duty is intrusted, must be clear, firm, and concise in their mode of conveying instruction, in order to command perfect attention to their directions. They must allow for the capacity of the Recruit ; and be patient, where endeavour and good-will are apparent ; for quickness is the result of much practice, and ought not at first to be expected. 2. Recruits must be carried on progressively ; they should comprehend...
Page 1 - EDITIONS. THE object of the present work is to give an abstract of the Statutes which regulate the imposition and redemption of the Land Tax, so far as its redemption has operated in creating charges upon land. The provisions for the assessment and collection of the tax are contained in numerous Acts, which are mainly repealed or obsolete, thus rendering any investigation of the existing law a work of trouble and uncertainty, even to members of the legal profession.
Page 113 - FLAGELLATION AND THE FLAGELLANTS. A History of the Rod in all Countries, by the Rev. WM COOPER. Plates and Cuts, thick crown 8vo, cloth, 7s.

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