English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. Click on image to enlarge it.. From
Mater. — “Papa, dear do you know a half pending weekly paper called Filipbutts?”
Pater. — “Never heard of it in my life!”
Mater. — “Well, it offers nine pence a column for answering questions, and they are so difficult, and we do so want to make a little money! Do leave off your novel and help us a little. (Pater can only write two novels a year, what gets £10,000 for each of them.”
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English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.
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