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No Time To Make New Enemies: Anon

An old lady in church was seen to bow her head whenever the name of Satan was mentioned. One day the minister met her and asked her why she did so. ‘Well’, she replied, ‘politeness costs nothing—and you never know.’ … Continue reading

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The Astronomer’s Epitaph

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night Epitaph on the grave of an unknown astronomer The illustration is ‘Wonders of the night sky map 26’ from Popular Science Monthly Volume 47 1895, by an unknown author. … Continue reading

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