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nA MOST lNLUCKY URCHIN 15 m HUNGER BROIHEEJIM 0 '
;WHENE'EH. HE OMB3 AN AFHX-TREE.HE FAllSAtfDBSEKRS ALIMB
Oh arrival at a rural hostelry 1
requested of mine host If he could ao
commodate me with the facilities for
a bawth at once, you know. At first
he was a bit mystified; but finally
seemed to comprehend and ejacu
lated: "O, I'm jerry.- You mean you want
to hit a sloshing turneen. Well, mis
ter, we've got the only next-to-godli-ness
suds tank in this here county.
As soon as Maw empties it out of last
season's spuds and cabbages we'll fill
it up with hot kettle sap and then you
can do a Brodie" off a cake of soap
and make a noise like a walrus in the
skin laundry." ; , -
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"Observe yon mountain," said the
"Which -rises from the plain.
Two lovers once climbed, to its top
And ne'er came back again."
"Ah! what an awful death to die,"
Remarked the new-made bride.
"They didn't die," he said. "They
Went down the other side,