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Come summery sunshine that gleams ;
Long nights that can die into dreams.
We are sighing for salt of the sea ;
Oh! let us be free !
Though cucumber's equally nice,
With insolent inches of ice.
And Moet and Roederer flow;
But add Curaçoa.
Invented for muscles and men ;
And freedom from "copy" and pen.
And solitude wed to a skiff;
Hot sun on a cliff !
Come fishing, and flirting, and fun;
When all that there is can be done!
In which men and juveniles join ;
But where is the coin ?
MOSES AND NOSES.
I BHOULD LIKE TO DO BIS'NESS WITH YER. I will BIS’NESS WITH YER. (A pause.) TELL YER WOT-I'LL SWOP!”
The Latest from Paris. What is the difference between a chignon and a glass of water ?-One is a load of 'air, and the other a verre de l'eau.
BUY A BEAK FOR A PENNY.
A DOMESTIC DIFFICULTY.
A Hint in Print.
We see it stated in the Press News, and the printing trade journals Mrs. Vyvian Vesey was lovely. She had golden hair and a golden that the readers” are about to memorialize their employers for an inpurse. But she was not happy.
crease of pay. We should think that novel-readers might make some I will tell you why!
such proposal to the libraries, for they really deserve to be paid for For many years after her marriage she had been as happy as the reading some of the three-voluminous trash they have to wade days were short. Her husband was devoted to her, and gratified her through! every whim. He said it was the only way to manage whim-en, but she thought he was joking.
A CHARADE. Weary of her snug little villa at Putney, she at last prevailed on him to take a house in Belgravia. As is the custom of rural spots,
A SOLDIER in a country torni, she was immediately called upon by her neighbours.
Wandered sadly up and down. Among those neighbours was Mrs. Belyon-a spitefut cat. That
To him, an-hungered and a-thirst, spiteful cat made herself very amiable to the fair beauty; and the first
A publican said, “Here's my tirst." time she saw VESEY she started, and then, taking Mrs. V. V. aside,
Mine host a lovely daughter had, told her that she had a short time before seen VESEY constantly at the
Whose charms soon caught the soldier lad. opera with a lovely woman—with dark hair and splendid eyes—and had
Said he, "My Mary, thanks to you, noticed that he was very attentive. She thought "her dear friend
My first is now my second too." ought to know this !”
Time passed away, till war's alarms Mrs. VyvyAN VESEY was miserable.
Snatched the recruit from Mary's arms. She made Mr. VYVYAN Vesey miserable too!
Then, of each other's kiss bereit,
My whole was all their comfort left.
By Our Moke.
what is at present offered to the British public under the name of that Mrs. V. V. shrieked!
beverage is nothing but a perfect Mocha-ry! "I see it all-my be-te-beloved husband !” she sobbed. wbat a comfort !"
Hit 'em Again! " What !” said MRS. BELYON.
It is rumoured in pugilistic circles, that a new candidate will shortly “Oh, it was I,”-said Mrs. VestY—"I, before I had my hair appear for the “Championship of the Light Weights." If we are blanched!”
rightly informed, he hails from Lambeth.