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A Young Man lately volunteered his services to a lady from a party. On the way he becudgled his brains for some interesting topic of conversation to amuse her with; he could hit upon nothing until they met several cows. Here was a topic which the swain immediately laid hold of, and with much simplicity remarked: ‘"Now, ain't it strange what a motherly appearance a cow has?"’ To which the lady replied: ‘"I don't think it strange at all, sir, that a cow should have a motherly appearance to a calf."’

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