Judy's High Jinks, Selected and Arranged by C.H. Ross. 500 Pictures

Judy's High Jinks, Selected and Arranged by C.H. Ross. 500 Pictures

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... their legs to win a cup, and horse-owners often use the cup and lose their legs. The way to keep your silk umbrella.--Only lend your cotton one. The Proper Fish for a Publican.--A bar-belle. No unfortunate trader looks so down in the mouth as a dentist. It does not follow, because a man spends his money like water, that he need liquid-ate his debts. Why is an uneven number equal to a quick motion of the eyelids?--Because an odd is as good as a wink. Which river asks the most questions? Is it the Wye? If so, wherefore? Happy thought, by a cheap shirtmaker, on his own workwomen: "They come like shadows, sew, depart I" Is it possible for a garret window to suffer room-attic panes? A Universal Want.--Want of.money. If a duck goes into the water for divers reasons, does he come on land for sun-dry purposes? Christmas Eve in the Cellar. Inebriated Partv. "Norra 'nother drop, thank'ee. Norra 'nother drop." Scots wha ha'e in lodgin's bled--Scots wha hottels aye ha'e fled--Welcome to y'r sonsie bed In Portobello. Southron, in the Land o' Cakes, Wham pleasure trippin' thither takes, Hey, mun! Southron--ony sakes Try Portobello. AW, ye western hottle-keepers! Aff, ye peepin' Heeland threepers! A preetier place, and aye a cheaper's Portobello. There's maybe spotties mair selec', Aiblins wi' folks less circumspec', But honest luve's the deealec' O' Portobello. Ance, when dozin' by the sea (Fresh frae the moderate barley bree). Fair Mistress Mac I chanced to spie At Portobello. The widow Macmofussle--hem!--Had unco siller frae Macm.; Wi' her I'd mony a cosy gemm At Portobello. We married syne, and years ha'e gaen; Hoo mony?--heigh! a' dinna ken--Since she made me the blest o' men At Portobello. But while the years sae quickly flee, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236748026
  • 9781236748027