An Effect of the Late Clerical Scandal

“The Way We Live Now.” A Dress Rehearsal. Engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, engravers. What appears to be a monogram is at lower right. Source: Fun. (23 April 1876): 188. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Shocked and astonished Verger: — “You bad and wicked boy, why don’t you take off your hat in church”

Bad and Wicked Boy (overcome with guilt): — “If you please, Sir, I’m a little girl!”

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