L’Affaire Clarke.

Vanity Fair (UK), March 22, 1906

(See letter in the Standard, March 16, 1906.)

He thought he saw a hogger (whole),
 Who scorned the Free Trade yoke.
He looked again, and found it was
 A pig within a poke.
“Here, hang it,” said the Unionist,
 “This is beyond a joke.”



Printed unsigned in Vanity Fair; entered by Wodehouse in Money Received for Literary Work.


whole hogger: a member of the Tariff Reform League, advocating heavy taxation of non-British-Empire imported goods