Sea-side Conference. Scene  —  a well-known watering-place

Sea-side Conference. Scene — a well-known watering-place. Punch (20 August 1859): 82.

Landlady. “The price of these Rooms, Mum, is three pun 10 a week, not one penny less. But stop, Mum, do I understand you to dine at home?.”

Lady. “Yes, certainly; I shall dine at home, with the Children, every day.”

Landlady. “Oh, in that case, Mum, I can let you have the Rooms for two pun fifteen a week, and charge you nuffin for kitchen firing, Mum.”

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