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"Wanted—a wife." "And I want a husband!" thought Miss Laur[?]lla Wintergreen. She glanced toward the mirror between the ...Article : 909 words
In the mid[?] of the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5th, 1864, while the road of mu[?]ketry ebbed and flowed all along the line and hundreds of bleeding soldiers gasping under the ...Article : 2,177 words
Mr. Frederick Taylor, the well-known animal painter, an excellent mimic, and an amusing companion, wan walking in one of the streets of London when he saw in a shop window an ...Article : 153 words
A new biography of the Chevalier D'Eon by Mr. Ernest [?]. Vizctelly will be issued in October. The Chevalier was a notorious character in England and on the Continent a hundred ...Article : 141 words
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Were you ever shot in the war Colonel ?" asked the young woman of the warrior, after listening to some of his exceedingly blood-curdling reminiscences of the ...Article : 98 words
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A recent visitor to New Zealand has brought back an interesting story about Sir John Gorst It appears that, while living in Waikato some years ago, Sir John ran the Maori newspaper ...Article : 185 words
George had proposed and been accepted for several weeks, but the girl's esteemed parents had not been informed of it and they were exceedingly anxious and curious to know how ...Article : 301 words
A literary man in Vienna, possessor of the learned degree of doctor, used to take his midday reflection, a contemporary tells us, at a well-known cafe in the Austrian capital. One ...Article : 357 words
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