Victorian Era Cartoons from Punch magazine
"Love's Labour Lost; or, Laying it on too Thick!" The Colonel, "This - a very - passionate love-story is evidently written by a woman I should say - and a doosid ugly one into the bargain! The Major. "Why? Is it so improper?" The Colonel. "Yes - beastly! But not only that, it's so full of abject and grovelling worship of the male sex! It positively makes me sick! No good-loooking woman ever thinks about us like that!"