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Punchinello, vol 1, no. 14 (July 2, 1870)

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,622 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 287
mnybks.net#: 327
Genre: Periodical
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begins to tickle again! Oh, stay with me, and be my absurdly ridiculous friend!"

The dark-featured Southern linen spectre leaned soothingly above the other linen spectre, with a bottle of camphor in her hand, near the bureau upon which the back-hair of both was piled; and in the flash of her black eyes, and the defiant flirt of the kid-gloves dipped in glycerine which she was drawing on her hands, lurked death by lightning and other harsh usage for whomsoever of the male sex should ever be caught looking down in the mouth again.


CHAPTER VIII

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A DAGGERY TYPE OF FORTALKRAPHY.

The two young gentlemen, having seen their blooming charges safely within the door of the Alms-House, and vainly endeavored to look through the keyhole at them going up-stairs, scuffle away together with that sensation of blended imbecility and irascibility which is equally characteristic of callow youth and inexperienced Thomas Cats when retiring together from the society of female frie

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