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LIEUTENANT CAREY. -

MEETING of TIN-PLATE WORKERS

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-----THE LONDON AND PROVINCIAL…

DEAN STANLEY AT LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL.

PIIILANTHROPIC SOCIETY.

SIR GARNET WOLSELEY'S AMERICAN…

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I THE UNHALLOWED HAND. In the border counties of Scotland it was formerly customary, when any rancorous enmity subsisted between two clans, to leave the right hand oi small children unchlistened, that it might deal the j more deadly, or, according to the popular phrase, "unhallowed" blows, to their enemies. By ttffc superstitious rite they were devoted to continue the family feud or enmity. The same practice subsisted in Ireland, for in an old history we are told, In some co^er of the land they used a sinful supersti- tion, leaWSg the right arms of tfieir infSnts, males, unchristeped (as they termed it), to the end it might give a more ungracious and deadly blow."

TURNING THE TABLES.

MARRIED BEFORE HE KNEW IT.

SNOW SKATES.

MOTHER WIT.

WAR.

I THE WORLD WOULD BE THE BETTER…

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ICHAPTER XIII.

'THE REPRESENTATION OF MONMOUTH-ISHIRE.

AN INTERESTING NUMBER.

A JAPANESE PRISON.

THACKERAY'S HABITS AND PERSONAL…

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