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MEETING of TIN-PLATE WORKERS

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DEAN STANLEY AT LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL.

PIIILANTHROPIC SOCIETY.

SIR GARNET WOLSELEY'S AMERICAN…

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TURNING THE TABLES.

MARRIED BEFORE HE KNEW IT.

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MARRIED BEFORE HE KNEW IT. Unmarried men who have no desire to change their condition find Thibet a dangerous place. An English traveller resolved to travel through China by a route comparatively unknown, and full of dangers. Start- ing from Hadow, he went along the Yangtse-Kiang to Eastern Thibet. One day he found himself in a grove, surrounded by a group of girls, and, aecording to him, the whole scene was so Arcadian, and the romantic effect so irrisistible, that, though struck by -he remarkable absence of the male sex, he gave him- self up to the influence of the situation, and waited with languid curiosity for the denouement of this pleasant little adventure." He smoked with the girls and shared their meals. After the lapse of a pleasant hour they dragged in a young girl of sixteen, attired in a silk dress, seated her by his side, and then began to dance round the pair. He could not make it out until his servant explained that, according to one of the customs of Thibet, he had, without knowing it, allowed himself to be married. He at first wished to •esist, pleading English customs, but the tribe among whom he was would accept no explanations, and he was compelled to take the wirl with him, considerably to his discomfitur

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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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