An Electioneering Knock-Out

An Electioneering “Knock-Out” by John Tenniel. Punch (October 6, 1866). Image from Internet Archive. Text and formatting by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose without prior permission as long as you credit this site and the Internet Archive.]

Noble Local Resident. “Great Territorial Infleunce, my dear sir: — can't do without me!”
First Local Attorney. “Let me bid for you — insure a seat for 10,000!”
Second Local Attorney. “Engage us — or you won;t have it any any price!”
Local Publican. “No sort o' use bidding on yer own account!”
Local Rough. “Better square it with us ‘Lambs,’ Guv'nor!”

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