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THE ADJOURNED INQUEST.

- NEW DRY DOCK FOR SWANSEA.

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EXTRAORDINARY DIVORCE SUIT.…

THE TRAGEDY IN PARIS.

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I FIGURES OF SPEECH.

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I FIGURES OF SPEECH. It has been estimated, says Dr Hitchens in the Quiver, tnat a public speaker says in one hour, on an average, what, if printed, would occupy 15 octavo pages. In ordinary conver- sation words flow from the lips quite as rapidly as in public speech. Supposing then, that all the talk of one day be estimated as equivalent to four hours' consecutive speaking, a man says in one week what, if printed, would be an octave volume of 320 pages. In one year he speaks fifty-two such volumes; and in thirty years he would have an extensive library of 1,560 volumes. It is a matter of rejoicing that the talk of society is not thus printed and perpetuate]. It is said that Swift at an evening party, on one occasion retired to a corner of the room and commenced noting down the talk of the company. Being asked what he was doing, be produced the* verbatim report of the conversation which had just taken plaee. Each speaker feit lamentably chagrined at the superficial and trifling character of his utterances.

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ELECTION INTELLIGENCE.

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THE CHEPSTOW INHIBITION.

SUICIDE OF A BIRMINGHAM MAN…

------THE WHALLEY WILL CASE.

A BEGGAR OF FORTUNE.

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A NOVELTY IN CRIME.

A DANIEL COME TO JUDGMENT.

-----LOCAL LAW CASE.

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THE NILE EXPEDITION. .

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THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS.