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In the "American Farmers Review" the above subject, as affecting tho farming community, is ably dealth with. The following extract is taken from ...Article : 467 words
Some years ago a well-known editor was desirous of obtaining some hitherto unpublished particulars about an important divorce case. ...Article : 639 words
Canon Parfit, of Jerusalem, who described himself as "Vicar of Mesopotamia and Rural Dean of the Garden of Eden," recently told a few ...Article : 152 words
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"One marriage In every eleven is childless.—G. T. Basset-Smith. "All oppressed people talk tremendously."—Mr. Arnold Bennett. ...Article : 143 words
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New Maid: "There's one thing I don't like about the master. He keeps calling me 'my dear.'" Mistress: "Oh, you mustn't mind ...Article : 559 words
Now is the time to be happy, now is the hour to be glad. Now is the day to be merry and never a moment be sad; ...Article : 156 words
At the shortest, it takes the breeder of horses seven or eight years to see the third generation of his stock, but the pig breeder can see the third ...Article : 145 words
While a village blacksmith toiled manfully over an old farmer's ploughshare, the owner of the share recounted at some length the ...Article : 351 words
Three or four cloves added to a cup of tea will relieve headache almost immediately, Instead of boiling beetroots, roast ...Article : 299 words
The world's largest candle was manufactured for an Italian cathedral in accordance with an innocent prisoner's vow that when his ...Article : 254 words
The local reporters of a certain provincial town, having been found fault with for their method of reporting the speeches at the council's ...Article : 159 words
"Mabel is at the beach. She writes me that she's engaged." "No! Who's the man?" "His name is Frank. As soon as ...Article : 34 words
A society lady at a dinner sat next to a distinguished French traveller, who boasted a little unduly of his nation's politeness. "We French," the ...Article : 143 words
Trent: "Have you ever noticed how long it takes servants in the suburbs to answer the door bells?" Kent: "Yes, and I heard a good ...Article : 158 words
The pretty girl of the, party was Wintering the genial bachelor on his reasons for remaining single. "N[?]o, I never was exactly ...Article : 128 words
"Where have you been, Jane?" inquired the mistress. "I've been to a meeting of the Servants' Club, ma'am," was the ...Article : 61 words
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