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...of his left ear.
Sandy relapsed into a brown study once more, and the clock ticked twenty-seven minutes.
"An' what are ye thinkin' about noo--anither, eh?"
"Nae, nae, lassie; it's mair serious the noo."
"Is it, laddie?" asked Maggie softly. Her heart was going pit-a-pat with expectation. "An' what micht it be?"
"I was jist thinkin'," answered Sandy, "that it was aboot time ye were paying me that penny!"
The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.--_Syrus_.There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.--_Carlyle_.
_See also_ Economy; Saving.
A Kansan sat on the beach at Atlantic City watching a fair and very fat bather disporting herself in the surf. He knew nothing of tides, and he did not notice that each succeeding wave came a little closer to his feet. At last an extra big wave washed over his shoe tops.
"Hey, there!" he yelled at the fair, fat bather. "Quit yer jumpin' up and down! D'ye want to drown me?"
At a recent Confederate reunion in Charleston,... Carlyle, Thomas
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