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Joke ID 45

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [36] from page : 38
>> Joke: 45

Poverty.

Povertyis, except where there is an actual want of food and raiment, a thing much moreimaginary than real. The shame of poverty— the shame of being thought poor— it is a great and fatal weakness, though arising, in this country, from the fashion of the times themselves.

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  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 38
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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