Our Young Folks Volume 3

Our Young Folks Volume 3

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...they are cheap. Willv Wisp has sent us quite a lot of squibs, from which we select these examples: --"First Butcher. From what does it appear, neighbor, that your beef is worse than mine? "second Butcher (angrily emphatic). 'Taint, t r.n "Bov Philosopher. What, for instance, could we address to a worm's comprehension? "Echo. Hen-shun" "How is it shown that Gov. Winthrop knew little about the ages of his children? "Answer. He called his third son Forth."" ' What nation did surprise parties probably have their origin in? "Ans. Conster-nation. ' How should a duellist direct the letter of acceptance which he sends his challenger? "ans. Fellow, --D. C (felo-de-se.)" "What kind of a cane will best facilitate the progress of pedestrians? "ans. Hurri-cane." "By what power should a draw-bridge over a wide river be raised? "Ans. By hy-drau-lic power." "Which is the largest moth that ever existed? "ans. The mam-moth." Claudie's Prayer has a message for mothers which makes it welcome to a place in "Our LetterBox " --"claudie's Praver. "' Come, Claudie, the bird in the maple Has ended her motherly cares, And kitty is purring in dreamland, 'T is time you were saying your prayers.' 'But Claudie's feet never grew weary, His eyes were too starlike for sleep, And off in the garden he bounded With many a frolicsome leap. "Life bubbled within and ran over In ripples of laughter and fun, Unconscious of self or its action. As the hat or the dress he had on. "' Come, Claudie, ' I said, as I found him Coiled up in a strange little heap, 'Your fresh milk and night-gown are waiting, --'T is time you were taking your sleep...".show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896211
  • 9781236896216