Look before you Leap. Artist: Charles Keene. Source: Our People. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Middle-Aged Uncle. “Not proposed to her yet! Why, what a shilly-shallying Fellow you are, George You'll have that little Widow snapped up from under your Nose, as sure as you're born! Pretty Gal like that — Nice little Property — evidently likes you — with an Estate in the Highlands, too, and you a Sporting Man —”

Nephew. “Ah! that's where it is, Uncle! Her Fishing's good, I know; but I'm not so Sure about her Grouse!

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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