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I nave To go To bed. by &y
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c5tul oin past ime in Ine street.
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And I .skoutcl kike .so muck to play;
io nave to go lo nea xy day s
From "A Child's Garden of Verses." Copyright, by Charles Scribner's Sons.
An ambitious mother was trying to
dissuade her son from becoming en
gaged to the girl of his choice be
cause the girl had no fortune. "Well,
mother," the young man expostulat
ed, "I have heard you say that neither
you nor father had a penny when you
married." "That's so," the mother
admitted: "But," she, added, "I ac
cepted your father because I knew
he would get on in the worlds" "Ex
actly," the youth returned. "And
she's ready to accept me because he
did get on!"
To strive at all involves a victory
achieved over sloth, inertness and