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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, April 5, 1890
written by "Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917"
... are content to thrive temporarily on the money of a friend. He will then drive a hansom through the streets, and, having knocked over a hot potato-stall, he will compensate the proprietor with a r... read more

Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, October 15, 1892
written by "Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917"
... the Horticultural Show the Baroness BURDETT-COUTTS exhibited a "Cob of ADAM's Early Maize." No particulars are given. Was it 14'1 and a weight-carrier? Being ADAM's, it must be about t... read more