The Ritual Moment.

The Ritual Moment. Punch (September 15, 1866): 109. 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.]

The Reverend Augustine Cope, our High Churchman, has ordered a set of Vestments. His pretty Cousins waylay the Parcel, and Dress themselves up in ordre to astonish Mr. Augustine. The Reverend young Gentleman is “Grieved to fidn that they have no respect for Solemn Things.”

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