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TOOK HIM PHONETICALLY

A gentleman who Tiad Tiiarried his cook was giving a dinner party, and between the courses the good lady sat with her hands spread on the tableel^h. Suddenly the burr of conversation ceased, and in the silence that followed a young man on the right of his hostess said, pleasantly :

"Awful pause!" they may be," said the oldtime cook, with heightened color; '' and yours would be like them if you had done half my work."

"Pa." raid- Jrimny, wk» is a pewiitent kn*wiedf>e-eceksi-. "whit is a law-gwsr?" " There isn't any *i lc !i thins, Johnny," replied the old gentleman, who had been involved iu considerable litigation in his time. " But this book says that somebody wag, a great lawgiver?" persisted the. youngster. "Then it's a mistake," rejoined his I'nther-. "Law.is never It's retailed in mierhly small ja.tt«xatiß9;.4t ms&i' high, ■

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TOOK HIM PHONETICALLY, Evening Star, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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TOOK HIM PHONETICALLY Evening Star, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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