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Why They Married

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,930 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 392
Added to site: 2007.11.30
mnybks.net#: 19153
Genres: Poetry, Humor
Excerpt

ver said "Take my seat!"
She swore that she'd marry the first one who did--
The next day her husband did meet!

[Illustration: Skiddoo]

[Illustration]

SKIDDOO!

When your wife jams her hat on and packs up her bag
And says "I shall go back to mother!"
If you sniff she will say, "Just for that I will stay!" One excuse is as good as another.

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[Illustration]

SHE LOOKED SO DOCILE!

John Quincy tho' kindly and gentle, declared:
"The man must be master, by gum!"
But his outlook on life, is just what his dear wife
Lets him peer at from under her thumb!

[Illustration]

[Illustration]

NOT A QUITTER.

Wilhemina's bridegroom failed to show up at the church
So she yanked the driver off the wedding hack,
And married

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