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Excuses for not going to Church.—Overslept myself; could not dress in time ; too cold ; too hot; too windy ; too dusty ; too wet; too damp ; too sunny ; too cloudy ; don't feci disposed; no other time to myself ; put my papers to rights; letters to write to my friends ; mean to take a walk ; going to take a ride; tied to business six days in the week, no fresh air but on Sundays ; can't breathe in church, always so full; feel a little feverish; feel a little chilly ; feel a little lazy ; expect company to dinner; got a headache; intend nursing myself to-day; wasn't Bhavedin time; don't like an organ; don't like singing without music; makes me nervous the spirit willing, but the fleßh weak ; dislike an extemporary sermon, it is too frothy ; can't bear a written sermon, too prosy : nobody to-day but our minister, can't always listen to the same preacher; don't like strangers ; can't keep awake when at church—fell asleep last time I was there—shan't risk it again. " Don't wash your hair," is the advice given by a woman who has been at the head of a leading American establishment for the last sixteen years. She says: " I believe tho average woman drowns the life of her hair by frequont washing. To keepthe hair in a healthy condition, not a drop of water should be used. 1 pin my faith to a good brush and prefer a short-bristled, narrow brush to the elaborate articles bound in silver." Teacher: " You may tell me, Willio, what a ruminating animal is ?" Willie: " One that chews its cubs."

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 8039, 16 October 1889

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 8039, 16 October 1889