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SATIRE - PART 1
#25 - A SINECURE

Size: 5" x 3"
Date: Undated
Lithographer: Unidentified


A SINECURE.
TRAMP (recognizing friend)--"Is that yerself, Tooley?
An' what are ye doin' in that hole?"
FRIEND--"Don't say a worrud, 'tis a foine job I
have; the felly what runs the summer hotel below here
pays me siven dollars a week to live here, an' he calls
me 'The Hermit of Scrub-Oak Hill.' The boorders
comes up here be the dozen to luk at me, an' it's good
cigars I'm shmokin' the whole day long!"
From Puck, by permission.

Originally published in Puck: Vol. XXI, No. 543 - August 3, 1887
(also appeared in Puck's Library: No. 10 - April, 1888)

Artist: Frederick B. Opper