Military Manœuvre.

Military Manœuvre. Punch (10 February 1866): 62. Image from Internet Archive. Text and formatting by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose without prior permission as long as you credit this site, the Internet Archive, and the University of Toronto library.]

Captain Hammer (to Old Gent, who looks as if he would object to Smoking). “Beg parson, would object to Change your Carriage? Lady here — Large Family — Lots of Luggage — Young children — Eldest Boy just through Measles — Baby Teething — ”

Old Gent (with alacrity). “Oh, certainly! certainly!”

[Has the satisfaction of seeing the Lady still on the Platform when the Train starts, while the Captain has the Carriag to himself.]

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