He would be original

He would be original

George Gatcombe (fl. 1887-1897)


Fun 57-58 (11 January 1893): 18

He: — “Believe me, your eyes are blue heavens of delight to me — every sunny tress upon your golden head dearer to me than —”

She: —“Oh yes, Mr. Spoonwell, that’s all very pretty, but how long is it since you said the same to some other girl?.”

He: —“No, ’pon my soul, the last girl had black eyes and hair, y’know.”

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