FOR some years past the dress of the ladies has gradually been assimilating itself to that of the sterner sex, so that it cannot excite any wonder when we hear from Europe that some ...Article : 163 words
HARK ! 'tis a shriek borne on the midnight air ! It must be—tis, some woman in distress; I will arise—and doing so at once, I don the needful articles of dress. ...Article : 122 words
Old Party.—"HI I—GEORGE, WAITER I—IF I PUT MY BOOTS OUTSIDE, WILL THEY BE CLEANED OR STOLEN—WHICH ?" Betting Man (suddenly appearing on the scene).—"GIVE TWENTY TO ONE ABOUT THE DOUBLE EVENT." ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 36 words
THE police have recently shown a preternatural activity in pouncing on all publicans guilty of the atrocious crime of serving a thirsty public on Sunday. We are glad of it. The law must be obeyed, and let every one who transgresess it pay the penalty. We trust that ...Article : 287 words
[THE accompanying lines were found under the following circumstances. Two gentlemen, while walking last week in the Royal Park, observed a very large hare, which did not display the least timidity on their following it, but led the way to its "form" in the ...Article : 410 words
THE Mount Alexander Mail says—"When JONAH'S fellow-passengers tossed him overboard, they evidently regarded him as neither prophet nor loss;" and the whale remarked—"It's an ill wind that blows no one any good." ...Article : 43 words
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