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A PLEASING PICTURE.

“The awfully jolly girl,” has been mentioned as the latest and perhaps y most appalling English type of her sex. * ** The other day in Richmond Park,” writes a correspondent in the Pall Mall Gazette, “ I came upon three or four of these creatures, who were perhaps awful enough, but were by no means jolly. One wore a man’s scarlet cricket-cap. All had their hair cropped close, and all four carried heavy walk.j, ing-sticks.. On enquiry, I was told that Brighton and elsewhere it is quite a ).,common for young ladies to go about r. with walking-sticks and a convict’s crop. Who are the men that these poor girls ■ r imagine they can attract by this ugly ; masquerade ?”

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A PLEASING PICTURE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 795, 17 November 1882

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A PLEASING PICTURE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 795, 17 November 1882

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