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  2. THE CHILDREN'S CORNER. Court of Entertainers.

    King Highandmighty, whose word is final, and whose sword is sharp. Queen Youngheart, who loves everyone not grown up. and does exactly as she pleases. ...

    Article : 166 words
  3. IN LIGHTER, VEIN. Calm and Collected.

    Nicknames, whether bestowed for peculiarities of personal appearance or for some incident in which the bearer had a part, are usually more characteristic than those conferred, at the ...

    Article : 175 words
  4. New Prize Competitions.

    CLASS A.—Dame Durden offers a prize of 2s for best letter to the post office. CLASS B.—Professor Wideawake offers a prize of 2s for best account of "My Ideal Federal Capital, and ...

    Article : 236 words
  5. At the Lauding Stage.

    The passengers of a coasting, steamer which was on the, point of departure loafed about the deck, manifesting considerable impatience. At length one of them saw a cyclist riding along ...

    Article : 142 words
  6. The Little Laureate's Corner.

    Timothy Trim was a gardener gay, And his notions were quite sublime: He planted a watch in his garden one day, When he wanted to raise some thyme. ...

    Article : 319 words
  7. Miscellaneous.

    Not Always.—Father: "It's one of the penalties of human nature that, no matter how much a man gets, he wants more." Youth (thoughtfully): "Oh, I don't know about ...

    Article : 572 words
  8. RULES.

    1.No competitor must be over 18. 2. In case of more than one competitor being correct, the correct answers will be placed together, and one drawn at random. ...

    Article : 252 words
  9. Princess Spinaway's Competition.

    To the poor boy who was "not wanted" the days flew by Before they had dragged, n[?]w they went only too quickly to Bub, who dreaded his mother's return, lest she should hate him, like ...

    Article : 858 words
  10. Dame Durden's Post Office.

    Everyone under 18 is invited to write letters here. The best will be published, and perhaps win a prize, and even the worst will be read with interest. Writers may choose any member of the Court they plase to ...

    Article : 1,401 words
  11. Dan Leno's Gridiron Story.

    Dan Leno tells a quaint story of a visit he paid to a house in Park Lane, London, where he gave his best entertainment. It was evidently regarded as "not good form" to applaud, and the ...

    Article : 169 words



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