A Degenerate Son. Artist: Charles Keene. Source: Our People. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

The Governor (indignantly). “George, I'm surprised at You! I would have thought that you knew better! It's disgraceful! Is it for that I've paid Hundreds of pounds to give you an University Education, that you should —”

Son and Heir. (with cigar). “Why, What have I done, Governor?”

The Governor. “Done! Dared to smoke, Sirm while you ”are Drinking my '34 Port!!

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Keene, Charles. Our People: Sketches by Charles Keene from the Collection of “Mr. Punch”. Boston: James Osgood & Sons, 1881. Hathi Trust Digital Library of a version in the University of California Library. Web. 16 April 2014

Last modified 20 April 2014