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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...Swithun I'll trust afore Ziunce. Yaa, Ziunce can't gie us no rain. Instructor, True, Fanner; the fall of a shower Is not under human command; Bat 'tis in a husbandman's power Some tanks to construct on his land. And then he will have, in a season Of drought, no occasion to howl. "Make hay in fine weather," says Reason, "And store up your rainfall in foul." Theory and Practice. A Contemporary speaks of "the time-bonoured theory that races are indicated by the colour of the hair." Surely this is not so much a theory as an actual fact. Look at men returning from Ascot or the Derby, with their hair completely changed in colour by the dost This indicates quite plainly their presence at the races, and a theorist need only speculate whether they return the better for the trip. A Jewel of a Woman. Mrs. Malafrof visited the South Kensington Museum on Saturday last, and was received by the policeman in attendance. On her return home she rather puzzled the family circle by speaking of the " conundrums" she had seen in one of the galleries. As it was found, on inquiry, that she had been looking at the Townshend genu, it is supposed she meant the " corundums" in that collection. THE BOOMPJE PAPERS. Busd we elected Commodore, Commander-in-Chief, and President of the Travelling Society, whose object was to be the pioneer of civilisation to Dutchland. He wanted to bring his violoncello with him, bat this was objected to by the entire party. There were still a few preliminaries to ba settled. As to expenses, that is a matter generally ignored as " mere detail" on B lompje principles. "Hallo!" says Gooch, "Who talks Dutch?" He generally prefaces a question or an observation...
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