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"•J ' A HINT TO THE DOCTOR.

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"•J A HINT TO THE DOCTOR. A reVerend doctor of Georgia had a rather sloll delivery, which was the occasion of an amusing scene in the chapel of the Lunatic Asylum. lie was preaching, and illustrating-his, subject by the case of a man condemned to be hanged, and reprieved under the scaffold. He went on to describe the ga- thering of the crowd, the bringing out of the prison- er, his remarks under the gallows, tlie appearance of the executioner, the adjustment of the halter, the preparation to let fall the platform. And just then the appearance in the distance of the dust-covered courier, the jaded horse, the waving handkerchief, the coimnotion im the crowd. At th js thrilling point, when every one was; listening, in breathless silence, the doctor became a little prolix. One of the luna- tics could hold out no longer, but starting up from among the congregation, he shouted, "Hurry, doc- tor, for mercy's sake, hurry They'll hang the poor uian before vou get there --I .1 i.n owoii h

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