George Ade

(1866-1944 / the United States)

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The Chaperon


The very first duty of a chaperon
Is to leave the young folks quite alone;
Permitting them to sit up late
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  • Karen Sinclair (8/23/2012 6:28:00 PM)

    Hahaha! what a cheeky chappy, my first instinct is... with a sense of humour like this no wonder they all wanted him to chaperone them....delightful in its honesty and a wee insight to the goings on behind the curtains of those oh so stiff upper lipped victorians through to the 40s... (Report) Reply

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