courtship 2

at 2606 × 1977 in The Trials of Courtship in 1862

Diminutive Young Swell (on the best of terms with himself). “Oh – a – I’ve suddenly we-collected I was to have the happiness of – a – taking you down to suppaw!”
Tall Young Lady. “Oh, certainly! Let me see, shall I take your arm? Or will you – a – take mine?”
Diminutive Young Swell wishes himself back at Trinity College Cambridge.

from Feb. 15, 1862 Punch magazine