Yes, dear, I made them, the report is true; Nay, sweetheart, neither chide me nor condemn, For, oh! I wish not even, sweet, with you ...Article : 162 words
An Irishman who was out of work went on board a vessel that was in harbour and asked the captain if he could find him work on the ship. "Well," said the captain, at ...Article : 143 words
Two figures in sugar and plaster-of-Paris were given to a Cornish urchin, with the warning, "Don't eat 'em—they're rank poison." The boy and his younger brother ...Article : 89 words
It does look as if, after a man get married, he lost all capability for looking after himself. How is it that a man who as a bachelor is the pink of neatness, the ...Article : 725 words
Village doctor:—"Well, Byles how do you get on with the new vicar?" Vicar's Gardener:—Oh! I don't say nothink again him, sir, but I fancy he's a ...Article : 108 words
A guardsman was discussing politics in a publichouse in the Edgware-road, with two seedy Hyde-park orators. "Tell us," they asked him, "if one day the ...Article : 118 words
It is said that when Jay Gould married Miss Taylor she brought a dowry of about £4,000, and Gould took her into a sort of partnership with him; and, under his ...Article : 118 words
Old John S—was a rural postman in a West Country district, and, in a rather rough fashion, was also an amateur dentist. On his rounds one day he met a certain ...Article : 130 words
In "A Talk with Val Prinsep, R.A.," which Mary Angela Dickens contributes to the July Windsor Magazine, there are two Tennyson stories. Both relate to Mrs. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 345 words
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