An Effect of the Late Clerical Scandal

An Effect of the Late Clerical Scandal. Edward G. Dalziel, artist. The Dalziel Brothers, engravers. Source: Fun. (19 May 1880): 204. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Governess (explaining Scriptural matters): — “So Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel”

Chold (of inquiring mind): — “Please, Miss, was Absalom a clergyman? Did he steal ’em from the Co-opertaive Stores? And did they let him off?”

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