Vintage Concertina Pictures

From The Project Gutenberg eBook, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, July 19, 1890 Includes a number of verses for a topical song, here's the first: I fancied that this Instrument Would make a great sensation And that its music would content The critics and the nation, I know it is what vulgar folks Christen the "Constant-screamer;" I thought you'd scorn such feeble jokes; It seems I was a dreamer. You writhe your lips, you close your ears! Dear me! Such conduct tries me. You do not like it, it appears Well, well,—you do surprise me!

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