Illustrated World Volume 8

Illustrated World Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...present in the carbide chamber the motor would have to be turned by hand a number of times before the gas could fill the space; so the expedient is adopted of throwing a little alcohol and water on the carbide. The gas thus generated at once passes into the cylinder and starting is effected with a single turn of the crank. Vhen alcohol is as cheap as gasoline, the new gas will be quite likely to be very largely used. "OH, I've forgotten the bait l" exclaimed the first fisherman. _"What P" yelled the other. "Why, you puddin' headed, blank idiot, how in thunder did you n "What's the matter with you?" retorted the other. "You had as much right to remember the can 'as I had. When I put the worms in Ki' "Oh, the can," interrupted the other, with a look of relief, "I thought you meant the bottle."--Philadelphia Press. 91 Our New Organ Bonny had early shown a great interest_in anatomy, and always drank in information about the various parts of the_ body most eagerly. One day he came to his mother in great perplexity and said: _ "Mother, I know where my liver is, but where is my bacon?"--Harper's Weekly. "Then if a man marries twice there isn't anything left of him, is there?"--PhiladeIpIn'a Record. 9' Illustratind the Point Rurus CHOATE once tried to get a Boston witness to give his idea of absent-mindedness. "Vell," said the witness, who was a typical New England Yankee, "I should say that a man who thought he'd left his watch to hinn, and took it out'n his pocket to see it he'd time to go hum and get it, was a leetle absentminded " The Cat' Strande Offsprini "IF you please, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489527
  • 9781236489524