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THEI SUFFRAGETTES.

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THEI SUFFRAGETTES. To the Editor Sir,—It sems to me that the enclosed lines from "Punch" might with advantage be inserted in your local paper as a warn- ing to the "Budding" Suffragettes in this town, and for the improvement of their manners.—Yours faithfully, MERE MAN. 14th December, 1908. TO MILTON. [With sincere apologies to Wordsworth] "Mjilton, if he were alive nonv, would be in favour of every advanced movement ex- cept women's suffrage. "-Prof. Hanley, of Chicago. Milton! thou shouldst be living with us now England hath need of thee she is a den Of roaring l,ions--women versus men; Women, who used to be content to bow To man's authority, have lost somehow 'The knack of doing so. Hence I take my pen To say how much I wish thee back again, To teach them manners. People say that thou Didst own the very attribute we need, Namely, "a voice whose sound was like the sea;" Imagine what an asset that would be At meetings where the Suffragette holds sway With frequent interruptions, and indeed The speaker's duty on herself doth lay!

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