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—♦ THB QUAKER AND HIS WATCH.

* PROVERBS ABOUT WOMEN.

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PROVERBS ABOUT WOMEN. The Germans say: Listen to a woman's ttrsi opinion, but not her second." This pi .d embodies the world-old theory that a. wOw<in'. ..tuition is better than her reason. fhe French say: "A wife it a perpetual tor. nent," and A man of straw is worth a vomnn tf gold." The absurd French cynicism th". trench distrust of womankind, is as weil por- trayed in those two proverbs as in one of Guy de Maupassault's stories. The Spanish love their women, but in a light and jesting way. Thus their proverbs makG Sport of her. For instance: Women, wind, and fortune are changeable." "If yon have any. thing; to proclaim in the open rftarkfi you noeo only whisper it to a woman." !'e on your guard against a bad woman and never ini&t 11 good one." "There is only ont b;»<! w:U>. bu every lrisi!>anu thinks he 1 ,6 got iier Bitter and conternptuo is tne Italian's idea of woman. They say in taly as they i*uck des- perately on their mieerably-madc Government Bigars: "He who loses his wife al\.1 a braes farthing has only lost the latter." The Chinese objection to women is that fiht talks too much. "A woman's tongue is her sword, and she never permits it to rrnt." The American proverbs are kinder- "Women oan keep a secret, but it takes a lot o them to dr it," and" Women paint to hide their blushes

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