Dogberry’s Last Charge

Dogberry’s Last Charge

Title: Dogberry’s Last Charge

Year: 1860

Creator: Vanity Fair

Description: The cartoon is a play on Shakespeare.

Dogberry: Come hither, neighbor Seacoal. Well, for your favor sir, why give God thanks and make no boast of it; and for your writing and reading, let that appear when there is no need of such vanity. Youa re thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch; therefore bear you the lantern; this is your charge! You shall comprehend all bagrom men! You are to bid any man stnd, in the prince’s name.
Seacoal – How, if he will not stand?
Dogberry – Why then, take no note of him, but let him go.