"If there is anythiug I like," said he to his wifo, "it is a woman who kuows enough to be a good listeuer. " Whereat the servant girl at the keyhole could uot represa a sniile of satisiactiou. - Albauy Argus. The most genarous vine, if not praned, rnus ont into many snperfluous sterns and grows at last weak and fruitiess ; so doth the best mail if he be not cut short in bis desires and pruned with afflictions. - Bishop Hall. Corpse onoe meant a body, whether living or dead. JVIany old writs are extant in which the sheriff or his deputy is commauded to briug the corpse of snch a man into oourt.