Punch,  52 (1867), 134.

Punch's Physiology of Courtship—No. 2  [2/6]

D M, pseud.  [George L P B Du Maurier] *


Illustration, Drollery, Serial

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D M, pseud.  [George L P B Du Maurier] *


Gender, Physiognomy, Phrenology

    Shows a young man and woman sitting in a parlour. The man is a wealthy aristocrat and statesman, while the woman is 'eight-and-twenty, with £100,000'. Owing to the similarity of their 'political opinions' and the prospect of mutual financial advantage, the man proposes marriage. Punch observes: 'judging from the physiognomy of each, we do not think either will be over-exacting on the score of conjugal tenderness' and, 'speaking phrenologically', that the man will 'find two heads considerably more than twice as good as one'.

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