The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire, Volumes 2-3

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Office of the Tomahawk, 1868
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Page 117 - WHEREAS the raising or keeping a standing army within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of Parliament, is against law...
Page 77 - Yes, pr"ose toast !" murmured Dubbs. " I propose then the health of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and the rest of the Royal Family...
Page 243 - This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamp-light gloating o'er She shall press, ah, nevermore!
Page 198 - Dissolve, if you please, the Parliament you have betrayed, and appeal to the people who, I believe, mistrust you. For me there remains this at least— the opportunity of expressing thus publicly my...
Page 49 - ... of the toilet. A man is often judged by his appearance, and seldom incorrectly. A neat exterior, equally free from extravagance and poverty, almost always proclaims a right-minded man. To dress appropriately, and with good taste, is to respect yourself and others. A gentleman walking, should always wear gloves, this being one of the characteristics of good breeding.
Page 2 - Its own perfection — seeing, feeling change From high to lower, dearer to less dear. Can love be careless ? If we lost our love What should we find ? — with this sweet Past torn off, Our lives deep scarred just where their beauty lay? The best we found thenceforth were still a worse: The only better is a Past that lives On through an added Present, stretching still In hope unchecked by shaming memories To life's last breath.
Page 198 - Parliamentary manoeuvres has tampered with the generous confidence of a great people and a great party. For myself, I care not what may be the result. Dissolve, if you please, the Parliament you have betrayed, and appeal to the people, who, I believe, mistrust you.
Page 10 - Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out. 29 And there shall come from the east and the west and the north and the south ; and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 148 - His efforts as a statesman are too recent and too well known to need any comment here : suffice it to say that he was very energetic at his work of conciliation, and "did" the provinces like a true diplomatist.
Page 22 - IF the adage is admissible thai you may as well hang a dog at once as give him a bad name, there is not a shade of doubt that the inverse is still more certain in this our snobbish fatherland.

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