Travelers' Record Volume 23-24

Travelers' Record Volume 23-24

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...York JSun. Little Mamie, whose parents are poor, is eating dinner with some rich relatives, one of whom says, "Well, Mamie, how do you like your dinner--better than at home?" Mamie--"It don't taste much better, but 1 don't get through so soon as I do at home." "Lady Clara Vere De Vere," said Queen Victoria to one of the ladies of the royal household the other day, "hand me the morning paper. It contains my speech in Parliament yesterday, and I have not yet read it. I have a woman's curiosity to know what I said on that, occasion."--NonrUttovm Berald. Congressman Tillman of South Carolina says the overcoat is a Northern luxury, unworthy of a man with blood in his veins. If Tillman will come right up and make us a call in his straw hat and linen duster, we think we can convince him of the error of his remark.--Boston Herald (early in February). The Thoughtful Husband.--" If you saw the man rifling your trousers," said the magistrate, to whom a citizen had complained of being robbed, "why didn't, vou grapple with him?" "Well, you see, your Honor," said the citizen. "I was afraid of waking up my wile, and she's the darnedest coward about burglars you ever see."--Epoch, "What are the people of German; called?" asked the new teacher. "When f" asked the smart bad boy. "Any time," said the teacher, "all the time." "Depends, replied the s. b. b.: "they're called Germans before election and Dutch after It, in this country." And as that boy's father is a member of the Legislature, his word "has much greater weight with the pupils than the teacher's. "What are you going to say of my Tagoi" asked the...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236989716
  • 9781236989710