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" Criticism very often consists in measuring the learning and -wisdom of others either by their own ignorance or by our little technical and pedantic xiartinlitws and prejudices."—Horace Smith, Too Monotonous for the Deer.—A party of Arnei-ican tourists who were staying at a hotel in the Scotch Highlands were questioning tu gillie as to the prospect of securing game. " Are there ever any deer about here?'' one of the party questioned. "Well,*' replied the gillie, ponderously, "there was yin, but the gentlemen weer aye shooting and shooting at it, and I'm o' tha opinion that it left the deestrict." The Young Idea.—Mother: "What i 9 that book you are reading, Charlie?" Little Charlie: "It's a book called 'Child Training,' that ' I borrowed from Mrs Jones.'' Mother: "Do you find it amusing:-"' Little Charlie: "Oh, no! I merely wanted to sco I if I had been brought vui Bjrouexly."- .'

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Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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Evening Star Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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