JOHN LANE COMPANY
Colin bat sa ménagère;
C’est un beau jour pour l’amour!
—Pierre Jean de Béranger
“My wife loves me so much,” said one. “that she’ll believe me when I tell her I was kept downtown all night by business.”
“My wife loves me so much,” said the other, “that I won’t be afraid to tell her the truth.”
blast: he has no catarrh from wet feet.
—Mary Baker G. Eddy.
we publicly and freely give permission
to swear; and we will never prevent any-
one from swearing.—Magna Charta, §61
“My name,” said one, “was Ludwig van Beethoven. I was no ordinary music-master. The Archduke Rudolph used to speak to me on the streets of Vienna.”
“And mine,” said the other, “was the Archduke Rudolph. I was no ordinary archduke. Ludwig van Beethoven dedicated a trio to me.”
Si el necio aplaude, peor!
—Tomas de Yriarte.
but the greater part of you
abhorred the truth.—The Koran, XLIII.
Of hydrogen, of azote, oxygen,
Of carbon, phosphorus, chlorine, sulphur, iron,
Of calcium, kalium, natrum, maganese.
mehr ergötzt als Einerleiheit des Etwas.
—Johann Paul Friedrich Richter.