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  2. A Priceless Fragment.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 365 words

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  4. A Catch.

    WANTED, a partner, with £3000, to join advertiser in a paying spec elation. No previous business knowledge wanted. Here’s a chance for somebody without brains! All he has to do is to put his £3000 into the hands of “advertiser,” and have faith—and ...

    Article : 94 words
  5. Cons.

    WHERE does a soldier keep his chronometer ?—In his watch-box. What is the best topcoat for a ghost ?—A spirit (w)rapper. What should frighten the ladies from going to drapers ?—" Alarming" sacrifices. ...

    Article : 107 words
  6. Queries.

    WHAT sort of a revel is a revelation ?—Is satis-faction a nice " party?"—Does depart-ment mean going? or depart-mental, loss of reason ?—Is a congregation of donkeys an ass-embly ?—And must a gun be taken into a police court when a prosecutor wishes to ...

    Article : 51 words
  7. Thoughts in a Ballroom.

    THE mendicant at an evening party is the man who asks for trifle. The belle of the room is generally surrounded with would-be ringers. The dowagers that don't dance look whist-fully at the card-tables. ...

    Article : 58 words
  8. Theatrical Definitions.

    TRIUMPHANT SUCCESS—A frightful failure. Crowded from ceiling to floor — An empty house. Scrams of laughter—Yawns. The last but one —A month. The free list suspended—That be hanged. calls before the curtain— Apples, oranges, lemonade, and bill of the ...

    Article : 56 words
  9. Cut your Stick, do.

    WHY should a Yankee be a publican ?—Don't know, unless he is a licensed whittler. Good day, SAM. ...

    Article : 22 words
  10. Quite Bight.

    A FRIEND, who owns a valuable horse, objects to turning him into a paddock for fear he should graze his knees. ...

    Article : 23 words
  11. A Reflection.

    THE man who does not believe in colonial wine declares that in good old port there is meat and drink. First swallow the wine, and then eat the crust. ...

    Article : 31 words
  12. Puzzles.

    IF the plural of goose is geese, and mouse, mice, why are not noozes, neese, and houses, hice ? If the plural of Irishman is Irishmen, why are not Romans, Romen? and again, what is the singular of amen ! While these matters are unexplained, why is the country paying for a ...

    Article : 107 words
  13. The Letter and the Spirit.

    A FAIR correspondent, who has no doubt been recently engaged in the perusal of one of NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE'S works, suggests that the clerical vestments of the Reverend JAMES TAYLOR should be adorned with a scarlet letter. She also wishes to alter the name of ...

    Article : 104 words



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