Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Time for tea – Henri Boutet – 1897 French lithograph

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Fun at Ostend – The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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The Anti-Vaccination Crusade – The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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A Lover of Lady Nicotine – The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

 

A Lover of Lady Nicotine seems to have caused some amusement as well as displeasure, in the words of H.L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy

“Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”

The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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An Elopement Upset – The National Police Gazette – 26th May 1897

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