Poor little Sally. She was standing today in the bare washhouse, after two days' service, awaiting the advent of her mistress, who was going to make her " smart." ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,537 words
Parrots may best be taught to talk by covering the cage at night, or rather in the evening, and then repeating to them slowly and distinctly the words they are ...Article : 127 words
Here is a very simple way of taking an impression of a medal or coin. Melt a little isinglass glue with brandy and pour it thinly over the medal so as to cover its ...Article : 78 words
A joung friend of Dame Durden's has been up to the Junior Examination, and in the French paper the word " chicken " occurred. "I knew poulet was fowl," she ...Article : 125 words
The result of the Prize Competitions will appear next week. NOTE.—Dame Durden would like to see the letters coming in in as large numbers ...Article : 32 words
Dame Durden will be pleased to receive letters every week on various subjects from the young readers of the ILLUSTRATED SYDNEY NEWS. They may have pets she would like to hear about, ...Article : 391 words
Open a book at random and select a word within the first 10 lines and within the 10th word from the end of the line; mark the word. Now double the number ...Article : 112 words
The jellyfish absorbs its food by wrapping itself around the object which it seeks to make its own. The butterfly pumps nectar into itself ...Article : 116 words
We are hearing a great deal about camels lately, for they are being used in large numbers in some of the distant country places. Of the two species of camels, the ...Article : 205 words
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