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“ Why are you po pensive?’’ he afked. “I'm not pensive." she replied. "But you haven't said a word for twenty minutes." “Well. I didn't have anything to gay.’’ “ Don't you ever say anything when you have nothing to say? 1 * “"So." “ Arigrl! Will you ho xny wife?" Customer: “ i'll give you five shiUingr lor that book. That’s every penny it's worth," Shopman; “I—l ’’ Customer: (interrupting): “ Five shillings or nothing.” ■Shopman: “Very well, - ir. Thanhs. Or.-sJi: I was trying to sr.y that the retail price of the hook was threo-and-niue, hut you wouldn't r.liow me to. ’ •• There!" :aVi Mr h’ucg, after a labored eyplai'alt'u f why lie had “fayed out ro lam; “ ! hope tHi •* satisfactory.” "It is •note than satisfadory,’’ Mrs N«gr t"M him; “;« is slmohr bmnutaf "

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 6, Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 6 Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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