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...said the guide, with a grin. "That grizzly died mighty hard."
"Choked to death?" asked the Bostonian.
"Yes, _sir_," said the guide.
"Pardon me," continued the Hubbite, "but what did you try to get him to swallow?"
When by night the frogs are croaking, Kindle but a torch's fire; Ha! how soon they all are silent; Thus Truth silences the liar.
--_Friedrich von Logan_.
_See also_ Epitaphs; Husbands; Politicians; Real estate agents; Regrets.
Liberty is being free from the things we don't like in order to be slaves of the things we do like.
A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Where liberty dwells, there is my country.--_Benjamin Franklin_.
A country newspaper printed the following announcement: "The Public Library will close for two weeks, beginning August 3, for the annual cleaning and vacation of the librarians."
The modern librarian is a genius. All the proof needed is the statement that the requests for books with queer... Benn, Ernest
See 'truisms' (3/8/08) at my homepage below...
I'm female, taken
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