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A man who claims to be a philanthropist kicks out at a starving family who have asked for help. Process print after G. Cruikshank, 1848.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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The universal philanthropist. Please sir bestow your charity - for we are starving. Why you impudent scroundel! Asking me for anythihg! Haven't I made you? - would you have ever have been known if it hadn't been for me? and is this the return you make me?. Interrupting me too, at a moment when I am perfecting a grand benevolent plan of Universal Brotherhood and Community of Goods, for the amelioration of the whole human race! - Why you ungrateful wretch, get out of my house and learn to love your benefactors!!

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Wellcome Library no. 32349i

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The man holds a scroll of "Grand scheme of universal benevolence"

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