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The Chap-book; semi-monthly (1894) (14595487398)


The Chap-book; semi-monthly (1894) (14595487398)



Identifier: chapbooksemimont05chic (find matches)
Title: The Chap-book; semi-monthly
Year: 1894 (1890s)
Publisher: Chicago : Stone and Kimball
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: CARLI: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois

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e, take care the Matabeles do n t treat ^our knob unkind;Owever, if you lose it, do nt you mind. Chorus. Ah! straight in front they re waitin an the drums avc ceased to roll.Theres goin to be a carcass ere an there without a soul!An if your brother Teddy, cold an glassy-eyed, you find.Just say: **E did is duty! dont you mind. Chorus. Wots that was said? Go at em! We ve ad orders, so we must.Hi! Hi! you bloomin beggars, take a turn at eatin dust!But, Gawd! my left-and comrade as a wound no man can bind.But Death will make is bandage, dont you mind. Chorus. Another charge! a shock! a rush! The smokeas cleared away.Lets give a cheer to ease ourselves, go tell the band to play!A hundred naked pagans and some Christians avc resigned.Were marchin back to barracks, an dont mind.Chorus : No! Teddy Watkiss doesnt mind.Although e might ave been one 0 the slain.Owever, es a-givinThis comfort to the livin:**Be thankful youve a chance to fight again!* Ralph Johnson. 352 PORTRAITS OF CONTEMPORARIES
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MR. BLISS CARMAN DRAWN FROM LIFE BY DAWSON WATSON ALICE MORSE EARLE 353 CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS OFB YGON E DAYS. IIThe Ducking-Stool THE ducking-stool seems to have been placed on thelowest and most contempt-bearing stage amongEnglish instruments of punishment. The pilloryand stocks, the gibbet, and even the whipping-post, haveseen many a noble victim, many a martyr. But I can-not think any save the most ignoble criminals ever sat ina ducking-stool. In all the degrading and cruel indigni-ties offered the many political and religious offenders inEngland under the varying rules of both church and state,through the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries,the ducking-stool played no part and secured no vic-tims. It was an engine of punishment specially assignedto scolding women; though sometimes kindred offenders,such as slanderers, ** makebayts, **chyderers,* brawl-ers, railers, and women of light carriage also sufferedthrough it. Though gruff old Sam Johnson said to agentle Quaker la





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