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  2. Flotsam and Jetsam.

    WHAT shall we do when the good days come? When the prima donna's lips are dumb; And the man who reads us his "little things" Has lost his voice like the girl who sings; ...

    Article : 177 words
  3. Facts and Fancies.

    A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.—HUDIBRAS. IF yon would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth ...

    Article : 1,219 words
  4. Mark Twain and the Pension.

    ON the 29th of June General Black addressed the following letter to Samuel Clements, Elma, N.Y., a pension applicant:— Replying to your inquiry relative to your ...

    Article : 422 words
  5. Experiences.

    GOING through the State prison one day examining the penitentiaries, and learning as much as possible of the methods used in Texas to punish her criminals, and shown a man who ...

    Article : 332 words
  6. The Big and Little Corporals.

    BEING, as I am, a man of no education— never having been given a fair show in my younger days—the reader is asked to excuse my plain language and bad grammar. ...

    Article : 1,022 words
  7. Farming in Maine.

    THE State of Maine is a good place in which to experiment with prohibition, out it is not a good place to farm it in very largely. In the first place, the season is generally a ...

    Article : 893 words
  8. Views of a Genteel Burglar.

    I DESIRE to remove a somewhat serious misapprehension under which the public seem to be labouring. Householders have fallen into the habit of regarding burglars as a class of human ...

    Article : 804 words
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