A Little Knowledge —

A Little Knowledge — No. 2. Engraving. Fun (21 June 1876): 261. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Farm Labourer (who has a landscape artist as a lodger, and can’t ‘make t’ beggar out’): — “Well, Tommy. what be he a do’en now?”

Tommy (a very sharp lad): — “Oh, I dunno; he sits down in the middle o’ the field, opens a book without any leaves, and then looks about and tries to write in it. An’ I dunno what the Language is!”

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