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IN A SAVINGS BANK.

STATE DINNERS IN CHINA.

THE END OF THE REAL TICHBORNE.

TOILET NOTES.

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IRVIN& AND "BECKET."

W. S. LANDOR'S YOUTH.

MR. UGLY MUGS.

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MR. UGLY MUGS. There ar._ plenty of charming stories in Leaves from the Note Books of Lady Dorothy Nevill" (Macmillan and Co.). William IV. kept a cupboard of dolls for his little lady visitors, one of whom was Lady Georgiana Curzon: This cupboard was under the care of a favourite Hanoverian servant, whose peculiar personal appearance had caused the King to nick- name him 'Ugly Mugs.' Lady Georgians used to tell how, when she was taken to the palace, King William would say, Now, little girl, you can go and ask Ugly Mugs for a doll," upon which, running off to the individual in question, she made her request, Please, Mr. Ugly Mugs, may I have a doll? The Hanoverian invari- ably met this by pretending to be very angry, and by saying, My name is not Ugly Mugs," in a tone of simulated rage, but the doll was always produced, whilst the kindly King never failed to laugh at the description of Ugly Mugs's rage.

HOW TO CURB A COLD.

LIVING BY RULE.

THE MANY USES OF GLYCERINE.

ABOUT DAMP SHEETS.

THE OLIVE OIL CURE.

j NICE DISHES.

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CONTRADICTING A LADY.

THE ART OF LETTER WRITING.

MR. UGLY MUGS.

CONTRADICTING A LADY.

THE ART OF LETTER WRITING.

W. S. LANDOR'S YOUTH.