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PICTURE PUZZLES, CONUNDRUMS &A ILLUSTRATED REBUS. Infertility. My first is a society, my second a recluse, my third is part of the ear, and my whole is intended to amuse.—Co-nun-druai. My first is nimble; my second innumerable; and my whole, fatal.- Qti i ck-sands. What word is that which, though consisting of four syllables, is properly spelt in two letters only and, though openly seen, is still invisible ?— Invisible. What part of speech is no," with two bits of tun added to it?—Noun. ILLUSTRATED REBUS. Why is a woman who sells curds and whey the most independent person in the world P- Because she never gives way (whey) to any one. What is that, which goeth through the wood and never toucheth a twig? — Tho blast of »• horn. When is a plvep not a sheep ?-When he is turned into a field. Why does a do IT'S tail resemble happiness Because, run after it as he will, he can't catch it. ILLUSTRATED REBUS. I Iron sharpeneth iron, so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend. What is that which I can hold in my hand, and yet it will not lie in a great chest ?-À long spear. Why is a person who never lays a wager as bad as a regular gambler?—Because he is no better. What part of the History of liome would as old ladv naturally object to read?—The history of her decline and fall. Why is a horse that is constantly ridden ana never fed not likely to be starved ?-Becauee he generallv has a hit. in hi. mouth. ILLUSTRATED REBUS. He that hath ajace of glass must not throw stones at another. In what respect does a linen-draper's domestic architecture differfrom that of other tradespeople? —The yards are kept in the shop. Why is Snnday the strongest .day?—BeoMM) the others are all week days. What is that which would be most likely to fly without wings?—An army. Why is a grocer's shop like an almanac ?-Be- cause it contains dates. Why is a bad herse like a bad play ?—Because it can't run. and won't draw. What is the least valuable th ng a man can have in his pocket?—A hole. ILLUSTRATED REBUS. He that scatters thorns must not go barefoot. What is the differance between a poor barrister much employed, and a rich one who has ceased to practise ?-In one case we see causes without effects, and in the other effects without causes. Why is an honest man like barley sugar?—Be- cause he is candid. My first 1 would venture for, my second I would venture in, and my whole is more talked- of than practised.—Friendship. Why are oysters the greatest anomalies ill. nature?—Because they wear a beard without* chin, and leave their beds to be tucked in. Which is the most musical county in Great Britain ?—Fife.

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