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Title

[Billy Goat]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-09-11

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries to get a goat to destroy the valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

69

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-09-11

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Oooh. Ooow! Well! I'll have to get a move on. Huh! I wish some thing'd happen that would break--
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Mr. Bunion: This awful monotony oh! I'm so tired of huh! There's a billy goat! He feels good, I'll bet.
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Mr. Bunion: Yeh! Look at him! He's as spry as a kitten, ha!
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Mr. Bunion: He's going to attack me. I believe. Well I'll let him rap this old valise once. For--
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Mr. Bunion: Luck, yes! There he goes! I hope he hits it hard enough to put it out of business.
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Mr. Bunion: He'll smash that old thing to smithereens sure pop! Look at him go for it! Yes sir! He will--
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Mr. Bunion: Oooof! Wow! Zow! I can't bear to look at it good bye!!! Old Dull Care, farewell! Bingo!
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Mr. Bunion: Gosh! He didn't even scratch it! Never hurt it a bit. That's tough. Oh!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUL-SEP 1906 Reel 102

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg.174

Tags

animals
monotony

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Billy Goat],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/69.