Victoria University College Capping Programme 1931
Mouthers and Mummies
Mouthers and Mummies
"That we may rehearse [unclear: cenely] and courageously."
|Herald||H. C. Read|
"When I do open my lips let No dog bark."
|Polonius||H. J. Bishop (Deputy for Mr. Nelson)|
"A right down regular Royal King..'
|Mrs. Botts||S. Breen|
"The face that sunk a thousand ships."
|Baby Botts||J. Whitcombe|
"Fragile beginnings of a mighty end."
—Mrs. Norton—wife of Mr. Norton
|Nurse||A. A. B. Mouat|
"Death, where is thy sting?"
|Willum||R. J. Larkin|
"Nature and earth were deeply writ on his face."
—Atmore's Selections from Living Authors
|Convivial Gent||R. East|
"Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning to follow strong drink."
—Author Unknown at University.
"This hurts me more than it hurts you"
P. Martin-Smith and Others
|Dewdrop||L. G. Donald|
"A thousand melodies unheard before."
—Contributed by Orchestra
|Lady Trott||J. N. Sellars|
"Sweet and low"
—A. D. Priestley.
|Mrs. Stowsh||Miss Shute|
"Shoot if you will this old Grey Head."
— A. L. Capone
|Yokels||T. H. Falloon H. J. Liidemann D. M. Burns|
"What's to be done with these 'ere 'opeless chaps."
|Old Ladies||H. Bannister M. Gallagher B. Luke|
"Hope springs eternal in the Old Maid's Breast."
—Aimee S. MacPherson.
|Old Gents||H. Wansbrough R. B. Phillips|
"You can trust any man—over ninety"
|Satan||W. J. Mountjoy, Junr.|
"Coming events cast their joy before"
—Victor Hugo, Junr.
|Death||R. J. Lawrence|
"Tell me my soul can this be death?"
|Vorbes||H. C. Middlebrook|
|Groatz||D. R. Jenkins|
|Olland||M. O. Guthrie|
"How would you like this dash tomfoolery Every day from ten till two?"
—Sir Charles Statham
|Agitator||A. F. T. Chorlton|
"What the orator lacks in depth
He gives you in length"
|Drunks||R. F. East J. M. Horrack|
"There is no doubt that drink's a curse.
To go without is ten times worse.'
|Sergeant||D. M. Burns|
"Dressed in a little brief authority."
|Policemen||E. J. Sutch H. J. Liidemann|
"The Polis as Polis in this city is Null and Void."
|Highland Band||J. H. Etherington R. Heenan|
Merchant of Venice. Act IV. Unexpurgated Ed.
|Salvation Army Band||E. J. Marshall T. Falloon|
"Blessed are they who do good big stealth."
"Belladonna—in English a beautiful ironman, in Italian a deadly poison."
|Colonel Gore||A. P. Thomson|
"There goes the—Tally Ho, the Fox!"
|Stranger||L. G. Donald|
"I know thee not, I fear thee not."
—Made this one up.
|Sentinels||F. H. Stewart K. J. Duff|
"There is a significant Latin proverb, to wit, who will guard the guards?"
—Reardon on Latin Proverbs. . .
|Discord||E. J. Sutch|
|Distrust||J. M. Horrack|
|Devastation||H. C. Read|
"Hell is a city much like Wellington.'
—Nearly Byron—who ought to have known.
|Mephistopholis||H. C. Middlebrook|
"Son, if you want to know what a devil is, ask your mother."
|Lucifino||W. J. Montjoy, Jun.|
"Birds of a feather moult together."
|Bluster||H. C. Read|
"Words, words, words."
(Sounds like William S. at his best.)
"Not a woman this time.'
|Salamanca||C. M. Turner and A. A. B. Mouat|
"Fairest and Loveliest of created things."
—More Shakespearian Bilge.
|Servant||B. H. Etherington|
"A pampered menial drove me from the door."
—Income Tax Department.
|Lord Blordslow||A. F. T. Chorlton|
"He came from a farm, and was proud of it."
"A voice heavenly in the sense of unearthliness."