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An ambitious young lady was talking very loud about her favorite authors, when a literary chap asked her if she liked Lamb. With a look of ineffable disgust, she answered her interlocutor that she cared very little about what she ate compared with knowledge.

Mrs. Partington makes Shakspears say--‘Sweet are the uses of advertisement. ’

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