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The Handy Companion for Constant Use; Combining in Concise Shape, Business, Legal, Social and Postal Laws and Forms, Etiquette, Letter Writing, Political and Religious Information, a Synonym Dictionary, What to Do in Emergencies, a Sprinkling of Fun, Etc

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ..." Well, I vow, I think that a kiss is both proper and common." It is a sad, but certain truth, that cork-screws have sunk more people, than cork-jackets ever floated. "I laugh," a would-be wise man cried, "At every one who laughs at me." "Good land," a sneering friend replied, "How very merry you must be." On Lord Brougham's carriage the coat-of-arms was a B, surrounded by a coronet. Sidney Smith, seeing the carriage roll by, with his Lordship in it, said, " There goes a carriage with a B outside and a wasp inside." Two lawyers, when a knotty case was done, Shook hands together and were in for fun. "Hey," cried the losing client, " I don't see how You men who fought can be so friendly now." "Ah," said his counsel, " lawyers though so keen, Like shears, cut not themselves, but what's between." Lord Bacon is reputed to have said of persons whose worth depended on their ancestry, rather than on themselves, that they " resembled potatoes, the most valuable part of which is underground." Said Tom to Harry, " Can you tell How lawyers do to dress so well?" Said Harry, " Yes, they're so defiant, To get a suit, they strip their client." Said Tom, " You're wrong; they closer nip him: They first obtain the suit--then strip him." When drunk, a Frenchman wants to dance, a German to sing, a Spaniard to gamble, an Italian to boast, an Englishman to eat, an Irishman to fight, and an American to make a speech "What is in fashion, I maintain Is always right," said flashy Jane. "I would to heaven," said thoughtful Sue, "What's right, were fashionable too." PO8TAL INFORMATION. Oeganization Op The Depaetment At... Hide synopsis

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