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la all contentions between wit and violence, prudence and rudeness, learning and the sword, the strong hand took it first, and the strong head possessed it last.— Taylor. What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realises itself.—Mrs Jamieson. “ My dear,” said the absent-minded professor on entering the breakfast room, “don’t alarm yourself, but a slight palsy has manifested itself in my left foot. In fcpito of the fact that the glass is below zero, my right foot rejoices in more than normal warmth, whereas the left is quite rigid and stiff, and cold as ice.” Upon the advice of the family doctor, who was sent for without delay, the professor was sent to bed, when it was discovered he had two socks upon his right foot, while his loft was entirely unprotected. As knowledge may be called cunning without wisdom, so a mind prepared to meet danger, if excited by its own eagerness and not the public good, deserves the name of audacity rather than of courage.—Plato. Lady : “ How old are you, little boy ?” Little Darky : “ Well, if you go by what mudder say, I specie I’s six ; but if you gose by de frm I’s had, I’s moit a hundred.”

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 7933, 14 June 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Evening Star, Issue 7933, 14 June 1889