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  2. Humor.

    Sometimes, when in muslin the whitest, In the garden the summer buds tending, And gracefully, playfully bending O'er lily, and tuli'p arid rose. ...

    Article : 456 words
  3. Miscellaneous.

    Marriages are often result of accident. It seems strange, but the most prudent persons will sometimes conceive an irresistible attachment at the suggestion of a word or ...

    Article : 1,219 words
  4. Ladies Column. I Think so.

    Two sapphires are those eyes of thine, Solovely and so sweet; O three times happy is the man Whom lovingly they greet! ...

    Article : 97 words
  5. Children. Caroline's my Valentine.

    Oh, who shall be my Valentine—Maud, Mary, or Christina, Or Josephine or Carollne, Or laughing Adelina? ...

    Article : 135 words
  6. Traveller. The Norway Peasant.

    There is little to connect the life of the peasant with the outer world, yet he is contented with his simple industrious existence. Every peasant is a good carpenter, and some ...

    Article : 349 words
  7. Farmer.

    The United States Consul to Switzerland gives the following as the manner in which the Swiss treat their cows. As they are a famous people for dairy products, ...

    Article : 476 words
  8. Good Stories. Lespes, the Literary Hairdresser.

    Many anecdotes are told of the literary hairdresser, Edward Lespes, Every one connected with literature or art knew him, and many celebrated people visited his shop. ...

    Article : 345 words
  9. Grandfather's Clock.

    "One — two — three— four — five —six! bang! bung! br-r-r-r-r-r-r!" went the old clock in the corner, frightening the good deacon Mini his wife half to death, They had ...

    Article : 967 words
  10. Forfeits.

    Crying forfeits is one of the most enjoyable features of a young folk[?]' entertainment. The usual custom is to deposit one's trinkets or the like. A much better way is ...

    Article : 1,004 words
  11. Talking by Whistling.

    The inhabitants of Gomero Island, one of the Canary group, use a language that does not consist of any arbitrary series of signals, or sounds; it is described as ordinary speech ...

    Article : 226 words
  12. A Fortune in his Throat.

    A French clergyman once saw a toad which bad a fortune in its throat bad it only fallen in with an impressario. The clergyman happened to call on one of his poor ...

    Article : 591 words
  13. No Alibi For Him.

    "If you are innocent," said a lawyer to his client, an old darkey who was charged with stealing a ham, "we ought to be able to prove an alibi." ...

    Article : 161 words
  14. Science.

    Many believe tho eyesight is impaired by the use of white insted of coloured, or at least tinted, paper, and at times the subject comes up for discussion. So far ...

    Article : 626 words
  15. Siberian Convicts.

    It was painful to seethe long lines of convicts making their way to the settlements, When sitting at the post town we would hear the clink, click, clink of the chains, and ...

    Article : 140 words
  16. Health. Exercise.

    In early spring, take plenty, of exercise, and eat fruit before breakfast. This is the best advice I can give you, and having got the system into good working order, you may ...

    Article : 73 words
  17. Awkward.

    MRS. R.: "Why, Mr. Van Hunt, isn't that Miss Maguire Lucre?" VAN H.: "That was her name, I believe." ...

    Article : 160 words
  18. Treatment of Tired Eyes.

    People speak of their-eyes being tired, manning that the retina or seeing portion of the eye is fatigued. Accordihg to the "Herald of Health," such, is, however, not ...

    Article : 199 words
  19. "The Hog."

    There is a paper published in Chicago called the Hog. It is said that it fairly bristles with good things, and is plentifully interlarded with humour—a regular rib, tickler ...

    Article : 78 words
  20. Oh, Wise Young Judge.

    Little Mabel, 5 year old, is not so young but she has picked up some knowledge of the ways of the world. She said to her mother, the other day, after a fit of deep ...

    Article : 90 words
  21. The Widow's Whiskers.

    "Man, Peter," said a Scotch quack doctor to his apprentice, "ye maun aye be awfu' cautious in pharmacy; Even I ance made a terrible mistak'. I was attending Mrs. ...

    Article : 302 words
  22. Variation in Weight.

    Body-weight varies with the season. One gentleman, after experimenting on himself; found that he was a little heavier (after allowing for clothing) during the winter than ...

    Article : 128 words
  23. Rapid Transformation.

    "When, I entered the dining-room I was a patron, but now I am head-waiter," said a getleman sitting at one end of the tables. "Why, how is that?" asked his vis-a-vis. ...

    Article : 250 words
  24. Recipes.

    Out off the horny parts of feet and toes, scrape, clean and wash thoroughly, singe off the stray hairs, place in a kettle with plenty of water, boil, skim, pour off water and add ...

    Article : 140 words
  25. Briefer.

    "I like Sunday school better than church, mamma," said little Emma, last Sunday. "Why so, my dear?" "Because, there isn't so much of it, ...

    Article : 31 words
  26. Spicy.

    A little threeyear old went into a market last week, and helping herself to a green pepper tried to eat it. After she had failed the marketman asked her what the matter ...

    Article : 43 words
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