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    A LITTLE word! Little words are, to my mind, far more expressive than big ones. There is more meaning sometimes in one little word than in a string of long, sonorous, ponderous, ...

    Article : 1,413 words
  3. A Story Told in the Senate Cloak Room About a Bit of Horse Flesh.

    "THAT is a very fast train that flies between New York and Philadelphia, but I don't think they will ever get a railway train that will go as fast as I once was carried over the old ...

    Article : 1,217 words
  4. The Fox and the Hare.

    ONE day a fox discovered a fine chance to capture a pullet for his dinner, the only drawback being the fact that the farmer had set a trap just in the path which any depredator must ...

    Article : 369 words
  5. Flotsam and Jetsam

    THE following appears as an advertisement in the British Canadian of 16th March, 1881:— I'VE a trotter for sale, he is hearty and hale, From the top of his ears to his hoof; ...

    Article : 303 words
  6. Facts and Fancies.

    THE first piano taken to Texas was used as a trough for mules. To make a villain quail before your righteous Indignation is one way of making game of him. ...

    Article : 964 words
  7. Rogers's Cold.

    The choir was to practise its Easter tunes in the Berkeley chapel, and a rosy-checked young woman from Puget Sound needed an escort Of course he would go. Everyone said in a breath: ...

    Article : 1,344 words
  8. Disraclian Apophthegms.

    I PREFER the society of a first-rate woman to that of any man. To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. ...

    Article : 197 words

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