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Notes of a Five Years' Journey Around the World, and of Residence in Arizona, Japan, and China.
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, has just come over from London, entitled ing at?” “Well,” said the boy, “I'm laughing “Reminiscences of America ; by two English because you are awfully sold : I ain't the boy ?"men " (Scribner), which describes the manner in EDITOR'S DRAWER, in Harper's Magazine for which the twain rippled through the country, September. what they saw in the country, and what they heard in the streets. As instances of the “hyper- RENTICEANA.—About the only person that bole” of the country they record the following: we ever heard of that wasn't spoiled by be. In describing the large trees of the Yosemite ing lionized was a Jew named Daniel. Valley, one said that “it took two men and a An English writer says in his advice to young boy to see the top of them.” One being asked married women, “that their mother Eve married by a friend if he saw a certain mosquito on the a gardener.” It might be added that the garweather-vane of the State House (!) at St. Louis, dener, in consequence of the match, lost his answered, “Yes, I see it winking.”. A third, situation, in describing the prices of carriages in Niagara, Whatever Midas touched was turned into gold, asserted that the shack fares are so high that in these days, touch a man with gold and he'll the Falls are insignificant by comparison." turn into anything.–Prenticoana; or, Wit and Another story is related, with the appearance of Humor in Passages (Claxton, R. & H.). truth, of a boy who was watching his schoolfellows as they snowballed an old gentleman's There is a good story told of the night editor windows. The old gentleman rushed out of his of an Irish newspaper, who, being left without house, determined, if possible, to inflict some se. assistance in a busy time, found himself unable vere corporal punishment on the offender, saying, to cope with all the intelligence that flowed in when he caught the boy, "Now, you rascal, roll upon him, so that towards four o'clock in the thrash you within an inch of your life !" Ac. morning he wound up his night's work by pencordingly he began to beat him, when the boy ning the following extraordinary notice : "Owing immediately commenced laughing, and continued to a most unusual pressure of matter, we are until the old gentleman stopped beating him, | compelled to leave several of our columns blank."
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