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Anstriau matrimonial advercisemeiits aooording to a contení por ary 's corre spondent at Vienna.are marJted by an ac eaptable hnnioroos audacity. Uure, fo iustanoe, is oue thatrau t'orsix or sevei days: "Wanred - A nch lady, no mat tor how o!(!, wliu will finalice stu denfc of medicine uritil such tmie as he obtains his degrec, when be engages to inarry his benefaetress. ' ' Aud another ís juoted wherein a young prince seeks abiiudsoiuegirl with a dowry of noí less thao L"J50. ÜUO When the desired mate is obtained, all one's needs are appaieutly satisfied, jndging frojn tbis advertisemeut for a purohaser for "a well trained moukey, a talkative parrot and a beautiful syrapothetio cat, ' which beiongs to a lady, who, owing to hor approaching marriage, has no furthor use for them. TI19 most airusing of tho advertiseraents quoted by our contemporary is, however, that of the vory Insh perú quier, who makes vigs for "raen of intellect, pbüosophürs, scholars and politicians, ■whose severe mental labor íu the canse of humanity has filled their brains with genial ideas, while dopriving their heads of their natural capil Jary envelopes. " These "artistically finished wigs, " theadvertiser oontinnes, "while extreinely usoful and highly ornamental to tbe wearer, are guaranteed absolutely invisible to the spectator. They oan be seeu any day in my private showrooms. "


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