A Test of Merit

A Test of Merit

"Tourist: — “Are there any inns in this village, my little man?”

"Small Native: — “’Ess, Sir, there be the ‘Fox and Lion’ in Middle-street, and the ‘Cobblers’ Arms.’ down the Mill-end.”

"Tourist: — “Which is the best one?

"Small Native: — “’I dunno, Sir, but Feather allus gits drunk at the ‘Cobblers’.”

Wood engraving

Fun (23 June 1866): 271

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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