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  2. Tales and Sketches.

    It was true enough, that the breezy weather beaten sailor admired his charge vastly; and so, for the matter of that, did every man and boy cm board ship; besides not a few women ...

    Article : 5,135 words
  3. Poetry and Trifles.

    Never give up! it is wiser and batter Always to hope than [?] to despair; Fling off the load Doubt's cankering letter, And break the dark spell of [?] care ...

    Article : 194 words
  4. DURING FORTGETFULNESS.

    "What time is it, Gruff?" "Time you should pay me back that shilling yon borrowed from me a year ago. "Did I never pay yon that shilling?" ...

    Article : 102 words
  5. FUNNY.

    The other day a boy employed at a works in Burnley having done something which displeased his employer, the latter told the lad to "Put his cost on and go home." This the ...

    Article : 116 words
  6. WHAH IS DE LIL' ONE GONE?

    O whah, [?] Miss, is de Lil' one gone? Fer de sunshine to flickerin dim; De [?] winks weak [?] de dusk tel de dawn, An' de birds seem a [?] fer [?] ...

    Article : 685 words
  7. A REVISED VERSION.

    It happened in Sunday-school. The subject under discussion was Solomon and his wisdom. A little girl was asked to tell the story of ...

    Article : 115 words
  8. LONG LIFE TO LIBERTY!

    When Napoleon was about to be elected Consul for life, General Saint Hilaire assembled his troop and addressed then as follows:— "Comrades, the people are debating ...

    Article : 115 words
  9. OBLIGING HIS WIFE.

    "John," exclaimed the nervous wife, "there's a burglar in the house. I am sure of it." John rubbed his eyes, and protested mildly ...

    Article : 167 words
  10. WHO PAID.

    The local incorrigible was "up" before the chief magistrate of a West of Scotland burgh the other day on the usual charge of being drunk and disorderly in the public street. ...

    Article : 148 words
  11. CARDS IN CHURCH.

    The following curions article is taken from an English newspaper of the year 1773, and is there called the "Perpetual Almanac; or the Soldier's Prayer Book," by Richard Lane, a ...

    Article : 1,047 words
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