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AN AMUSING^PApppSb Mollie had a little ram, a* bllckii » rubber ahoe ; and everywhere that Motile went he emigrated too. He went with heir to church one 'day— the folks hilarious grew, to s?e him walk demurely into Colonel AlUn's pew. The worthy Colonel quickly let hit angry passion rise, and gave it antiDohriitlan kick between its sad brown eyes. This landed rarnuny in the aisle. . The colonel followed fast; and raised hla foot again! Alas! that first kick was his last. Fpr/lfr fcheep walked ejlowljr,, back, about a rod 'tis said, and ere the colonel could retreat he stood h!m on his liead. The congregation then arose and went for that ere sheep, and several well dSreoted battg jastpt'edthemfna heap. * 'A r.Then rushed thoy straightway <*o tht door, with corses long and loud^/whilft rammy struck tbebindmott; man, and shoved him through the crowd.- ,"{.[ The minister had ,qf te i heard thas kiodness would subdue the fiercest Wait. 'Aha,' he said, '111 try that game, on yOU 1 . . . ..;.;'•■.- .: :'J-r- '-U; And bo he kindly, gently oalled 'Obmo, rammy, rammy, ram ; to see i $»; folkc abuse you so 1 gieved and sorry 291., ,{ With kind and gentle words he eitn« from that tall pulpit down, saying, « Rim* my, raoinayj'ramihy-^the. bf it; sheep m. the town." , , „. . "V '■■.-,. • - The ram quite dropped iUhntt&tft air, and rose from off its feet, and tobes tb* parson landed t' was behind tha nindmoet seat. r -' : ' r Aed "air^Ke Bbofc r out /»ith»' door and closed it with a slam, he named .4 Oalifdrnian town-^l; think 'twas ' Tub* Dtni ■ • '■■ ■' ■- -' r • |T .1 \ : '-■' -■■ f - l — ■--.■■■•■-. ■ *\ ■■ . -»i«ti-. '■*-' •*—*-

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MARTS LAMB, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2041, 19 January 1889

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MARTS LAMB Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2041, 19 January 1889

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