One view of the case

One view of the case. Source: Fun. (19 June 1878): 154. Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library. Click on image to enlarge it.

Master: — “You say Alfred the Great was a very excellent king an did much good for his subjects; now give me an instance of his good deads.”

Small boy (just recovered from a bilious attack and the paternal wrath): — “Please, Sir, he burnt some nasty, unwholesome cakesthat would have made the shepherd ill.”

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