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Bruce. 1888–1959, British cartoonist, born in India: best known for his cartoons of the war in the trenches during World War I
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  • Students of Captain bairnsfather's drawings will catch the allusion.

    The Story of Our Submarines

    John Graham Bower
  • Ah, Mrs. bairnsfather, we have many cares who have a family!

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • I wonder, said Mrs. bairnsfather, who is likely to get the Tower?

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Ay, said Mrs. bairnsfather, mysteriously, I hear the Sutherlands are not in the best way.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Mrs. bairnsfather, said Mr. Coulter; you are taking it too seriously.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Ah, Mr. Ambler, said Mrs. bairnsfather, it is not aye well to be merry.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Perhaps it is some unpleasant visitor, suggested Mr. bairnsfather.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Mr. bairnsfather, very much disgusted as he was—was dubious.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Bless me, said Mrs. bairnsfather, Mr. Lumsden is in high favor with us all.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • I have engaged Anne, Mrs. bairnsfather; if she does not take my man, Ill disown her.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant

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