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Value Of Ladies

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-It was staled al aanniversary meeting ofthe Ladics' Bibl Association in England, that a calculatio bas beon made at Birmingham rcspectin tbe proportionate valúe of the services o gentlemen and ladies, as collectors fo charltablc and religious purposes, and was found that onc lady was wortli thii teen gentlemen and a half!" Pray, madam, said a young, romanti looking gentleman, addressing the daugl ter of of our booksellcrs, whom hc father deputed to stop in the store ju whilehe wentnext door-an amiable crea ture, about the ago of sweet sixteen - " pray madam," hc said, " may I ask you have Ten Thousand a Year ?'.' No, sir;" shc said swectly butsimph Iclting her fincly fringcd eyclids fall ; n sir; but father says heTll scttle the hous in Magazine street on mo ; that, though isn't wortli more than tvo thousand year !"