Caption continues: Chorus of young ladies (speaking technically). "No spooning, Mr. Lovel! No spooning allowed here!" Miss Tabitha (with the long curls). "Those naughty, n-n-naughty girls! I suppose they allude to you and me, Mr. Lovel. But, Lor! Never mind them! - I don't!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Oct. 14, 1865, p. 152.
Cartoon shows a group of young people playing croquet, with a young man at right who is addressed by a homely woman as he positions his mallet.