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Double Courtship

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once with a fut gni. che wns vcry flesby. Sbo was onormous, but the courBe of my truo lovo cnnie í'rotn grief. 1 wns BÍUiug with hor iu tlie dim twilight oae cvoiiing. I was sentimental; 1 eaid many soft thinga ; I embroccd part of her. Sbe seemed distan t. She frcqucntly tnrned her lovely hend from me. At last I tliought I heard (lio murraur of volees on tlic otbcr siile. I aróse a:id walked around ; and tben I fjiund anotbcr fellow courting her on the lefl flank. I was indifjiiaiit, nud npbraided her for ber treaohéry ín thus concealin; from me anotlir lovc. Slie laugbod at my oonoeit, ;ir if f'io were not big enongb to have two lovers at once. - l)on l'iall. A gentleman in Alabama in cxerting himscíf oce day feit a sudden piin, and fearuig bis íutemal mnebinery had been tbrowú out of gear, sent for a negro on bis plantation, who mado some prcten fiotia lo medical skill, to prescribo for liim. Tlie negro, baving investigated the case, prepared and administered a dose to bis patiënt, witli the utmost cenfidence of a speedy cure. No relief being exporioucod, hoivevcr, the gentleman sent for a physician, wbo on arnving, inquired of tho negro what medicino he had given hís master, Bob promptlj responded : " líosin ond alum, pir." " Wbat did you give Ihem for V" continued tbe doctor. " Vl:y," replied Bob, " do .alum to dmw de parta togedder, and de ro6n to I soddcr uui."


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