Probable Effect of Mr. Some’s Sunday Closing Bill
Workman. “Well, Betsy, if they won’t let us get any refreshment o’ Sunday out of doors — we must lay in a stock, and drink at home, like the pious Scotch!"
Punch (28 March 1863)
Punch's depiction of the plight of the respectable working classes repeats its earlier resonse magazine's response to "Lord Grosvenor's Revenge," a parliamentary bill intended to prohibit the sale of beer on Sundays.
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