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TBR WOMEN OF INDIA.

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THE QUAKER AND HIS WATCH.

.PHOVBEBS ABOUT WOMEN.

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PHOVBEBS ABOUT WOMEN. The Germans say: Listen if a woman's first opinion, but not her second." This pi rfc embodies the world-old theory that a woman's ')* tuition is better than her reason. fhe French say: "A wife i& a perpetual tor- nant," and" A man of straw is worth a woman if gold." The absurd French cynicism th, Vrehch distrust of womankind, is as well por- trayed in those two proverbs aa in one of Guy de Maupassant's stor-ies. The Spanish love their women, but in a light and jesting way. Thus their proverbs make sport of her. For instance: '"Women, wind, and fortune are changeable." If you have any- thing to proclaim in the open market you need only whisper it to a woman." "Be on your guard against a bad woman and never trust a good one." "There is only one bad wife, bu' every b'island thinks he Ms got ÎIer." Bitter and contcmptuo is the Italian's idea of woman. They say in ialy as they suck des- perately on their miserably-made Government sigal's: "He who loses his wife ard a brass farthing has only lost the latter." The Chinese objection to women is that she talks too much. A woman's tongue is her sword, and she never permits it to rust." The American proverbs are kinder' "Women can keep a secret, but it takes a lot or them to do it," and Women paint to hide their blushes 0

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