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Title

[Dance and Sing]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1909-2-23

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries dancing to chase away the blues and ends up tripping on the valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

193

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1909-2-23

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

[When you have the blues do not sit and mope. Get up and Dance. Act Looney for a minutes or two. Sing. Laugh. Do something]
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Mr. Bunion: I'm always blue. I wonder if I should try this scheme and jolly myself up a bit. It says to act daffy and the blues will leave. I'll get up, sing and dance, and
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Mr. Bunion: See what the result will be. --Oh! Tee diddle dee dump te did--
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Mr. Bunion: del dude dump! Oh whit fall all fall tid did did fall all fa lo
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Mr. Bunion: fall lee fi lo! Turkey in the straw turkey in the straw! I feel so
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Mr. Bunion: Light and happy I could throw myself away. Yep, throw
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Mr. Bunion: myself away! Oh! Pshaw!
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Mr. Bunion: It does kind of jolly one up a bit! If I had not stumbled I might have worked up quite a joy!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, FEB-APR 15 1909 Reel 114

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works VII, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2006), pg.141

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Dance and Sing],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/194.