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...the next of kin, i.e. if five strapping boys and a couple of the fair sex may be considered a sufficient security.
[Footnote 2: An Irish term for wearing jockey-boots.]
[Footnote 3: An Irish gentleman shot in a duel in lang syne, was poetically described as having been left "quivering on a daisy."]
[Footnote 4: In Ireland this functionary's operations are not confined to the dead, but extend very disagreeably to the living.]
* * * * *No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.A man is pleased that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is so well dressed.--_Dr. Johnson._
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THE IVORY MINE:
A TALE OF THE FROZEN SEA.
IV.--THE FROZEN SEA.
Ivan soon found himself received into the best society of the place. All were glad to welcome the adventurous trader from Yakoutsk; and when he intimated that his boxes of treasure, his brandy and tea, and rum and tobacco, were to be... Johnson, Samuel
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