“Where ignorance is bliss,&c.”. Artist: Charles Keene. Source: Punch (November 30, 1867): 220.

Frugal Housewife (has a large family). “Oh, Mr. Stickings, I see by the Daily Papers that the Price of Meat has fallen Twopence a Pound. I think you ought to make some Reduction in your charges! ”

Country butcher. “Wery sorry, Mum, but we don't take in no Daily Papers, Mum!!”

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