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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. JULY 6, 1902.
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Poet: Tve lived three weeks on that last poem of mlno."
Friend: "Then the editor took ItT'
Poet: "Oh. no; but he threw mo down six flights of stairs and T spent thrse wetks la
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THE RETORT OORTEOUS.
"Ben shrtmpln', Jimmy?"
Tyrex tMnk I been butterfly catchln'T JTatler.
"I wonder what your father will ray when I ask him for your hand?"
"Don't worry about that. dear. He rehearsed It 'with me last evening, and fct dots
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"Why are you striking that beast so forr
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TVER FONDEST VTISH.
1111: "Mamma. I wish I were a lares girl."
Mamma: "Why, my child?"
IJ11: "Then I could wear short dresses." LnstJge Blaetter.
Scene Miss Bemple and Dawber, standing near his picture.
Miss Semple: "Why, there's a crowd in front of Madder's picture!
Dawber: "Some one fainted, I suppose!" Punch.
"Take the hat marked 35 marks."
"But I have only 30 marks with me. and I would have to owe 5 marks."
"Well, take the one marked 50 mark. It Is laughable to have only S marks charged
against me." Flicgende Blaetter.
His Wife's Mother (in a terrible flutter): "Oh, dear! Oh, my! That heavy Louis XIV clock up
stairs has just fallen off the wall with a terrible crash on the very spot where I stood but a moment before!"
Her Daughter's Husband (absent-minded): "I always said that clock was too slow." The Kin?
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The Little Countess (risltlac the Baroness with her parents) "Isn't It so. papa? 3 i
have an uncle who is a head waiter la America?" FUesende Blaetter. '
Peppery Colonel (much disgusted with Tery inferior private): "Good heavens! Look at that man,
Mr. Hepburn. The men they give us nowadays are a positive disgrace. What does he look like, sir?"
Sub (mildly): "Well, sir, he is rather like an aunt of mine!" Ponch-
Since Herr Blumenkoh! became a vegetarian he shoots on his hunting trlc
tout wild fruit. Lustlge BUetttr.
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