The Merry Companion for All Readers; Containing a Choice Selection of the Most Humourous Anecdotes, Droll Sayings [&C]

The Merry Companion for All Readers; Containing a Choice Selection of the Most Humourous Anecdotes, Droll Sayings [&C]

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...it read, and then I say I won't read it aloud, Miss; I'll whisper it in your ear, and you shall say if I am right Do, says she, I should like to see what mistakes you'll make, for I can't believe it possihle you can tell; it don't convene to reason, does it? Nothin', squire, never stops a woman when her curiosity is once up, especially if she he curious to know so: nelhin' ahout herself. Only hold a secret out in your hand to her, and it's like a hunch of catnip to a cat; she'll jump, and frisk, and frolic round you like anything, and never give over iurrin' and coaxin' of you till she gets it. They'll do anything for you a'most for it. So I slides out my knee for a seat, and says, it's no harm, Miss, you know, for Ma is here, and I must look near to tell you; so I draws her on my knee, without waiting for an answer. Then, gradually, one want to know!--now I never!--do tell!--as pleased all the time as any thing. Lord! squire, you never see anything like it--it's Jerusalem fine fun. Well, then, I wind up hy touchin' the hack of her head, hard, (you know, squire, what they call the amative humps, are located there) and then whisper a hit of a joke to her ahout her makin' a very very loving wife, and soon--, and-she jumps up a-colouriu', and a-sayin' its no such thing. You missed that guess, anyhow. Take that for not guessin' hetter! and pretendin' to slap me, and all that; hut actilly ready to jump over the moon for delight. Dou't my clocks get fust admired, and then houghten, after this readin'of heads, that's all? Yes, that's the heauty of phrenology. You can put a clock into their heads when you are a-puttin' other fine things in, too, as easy as kiss my hand. I have sold a nation lot of them hy it. Homceopathv.--The following is an American..show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552679
  • 9781236552679