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5. Rough and dull in eirthy nest,
5. On the mountain's gorge he stood,
With stealthy creep her Anacondic coils
O'er the wide desert on her prey advance;
Her victim leels the fascinating glance,
1. Sindbad the Sailor mounted me,
And through the sky I bore him;
2. Sunshine in a shady place,
Lions licked her virgin hand.
3. Trust me, 't was a useless case
To attempt it in the Strand.
4. Rome's famous general, bald before his years;
But now degraded to such vulgar spheres,
5. He built that window, broad and high.
6. White Lady! White Lady! how oft as a child
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS.
I. Wonderful pIece of mechanism—the human body:
A large box 1'hc Chest.
Two lids Eyelids.
Two caps Knee-caps.
Musical instruments Drums (of ears).
Weathercocks. Vanes (veins).
Thn cestablished measures Hand, loot, and nail.
Little articles that carpen-
Couple of esteemed fishes Soles.
A great number of a smaller
II. A yard measure.
III. Star—tars - arts—rat«.
IV. Well—lin^—ton: Wellington.
VI. Cod-od-Co—0—C-D: Cod-sounds.
VIII. Tea—chest (teachest).
IX. Ear—nps1 (earnest).
X. Manslaughter (man's laughter). XI. Wonder.
XIII. Hedge—hog (hedgehog).
XIV. On-l-on (onion).
Weapons of warfare Arms.
Two lofty trees Palms.
Fruit of an mdigenous plant Hips.
A ruudsome stag Htart (hart).
Smaller kmd of game Hair (hue).
Two places of wo:ship Temples.
Two students Pup1ls,
Half a score of Spanish gen-
The terror of the Slave La'sbes.
Two domestic animals Calves.
Number of negatives Nose (n es).
XV. A hypocrite cheat can best counte'feit.
count her toes.
XVI. Saturn—Love-England—Eve—Tetrarch. XVII. In the year 1792 France was divided,
l1berty set as1de, laws turned upside down, monarchy erased, and fire and sword in every quarter. XVIII. If your grate be (great b) empty, put coal on (colon); if full, stop (full stop) putting coal on. XIX. CIVIl. XX. Humbug.
». Because the engIne cannot play upon it.
2. Because he has been to see (sea).
3. Because they never smv.
4. O ICU (oh, 1 see you).
5. When he 1s aboard.
6. Because she never wears it out.
7. He goes into the law to get on; he rema1ns
in the law to get otur; he retires from the law to get onest.
8. An angle.
1a EG and C (/Egean Sea).
11. Because the fellows round h1m are t1red.
13. Because the DIet of Worms disagreed with
14. When he *s a week (weak) back.
15. One 1s what I was, the other what I wear.
16. Pork, you p1ne (porcupine).
13. When It's a coach in (Cochin) China.
19. One is Mayor of Cork, and the other a horse
20. Because P makes ass Pass,
21. When he cuts off his he1rs with a sh1lling
22. A kitten's tail.
23. Charles Dickens, because, though Samuel
Warren wrote "Now and Then," Bulwcr
25. Because you tick it and place it in the
26. Because 1t's a notion (an ocean).
27. In the time of Cecrops (sea-crops).
28. 1 haven't a not1on (an ocean).
29. Because she does not like a doctor's b1ll thrust
m her face.
30. The silkworm.
31. A toast.
32. Because he gives cuffs rigl^t and left to many
33. Because 1t shows 1ts Peak (pique) aga1nst all
34. Because he is sure to su1t (soot) you.
35. Because of the sand which is (sandwiches)
36. When the bulrush is (bull rushes) out.
37. Because it is listed and trained, has ten drills,
38. Because all the rest are inaudible.
39. Because he has M.P. at the end of his name.
40. When he is on a lark.
4r. When he presses his suit.
42. A pig, for it is killed first and cured after
43. Meander (me and her).
44. Because he is often nt the bar.
45. A little Dublin porter.
46. Because it is uttered, but not allowed (aloud).
47. Because there are fewer of them.
48. He is just-ice.
49. Your word.
50. The elder.
51. Because her head is or. om side, and her tail
on the other.
53. Because he is a-seeking ( ea-king) what never
Because the hedges are shooting.
Because it's the centre (sccntcr).
'wery " old fowl.
Because it's oblique (it's so bleak).
Because they both profess an attachment to
Buy two pennyworth of medicine, and you
get a vial in.
Bank-notes, and they piay for-tuhes.
Because their bills are all over (dew) due.
Because there was a heavy swell on the
Because they are infantry in arms.
Because they are fed on commons, arc cram-
Absence of body.
Because it's the grub Mat makes the butter
The letter M.
When he's her suitor (hirsuter).
Because it is the centre of light.
One flees for shelter and the other is a shelter
The wind: he whistled "over the hills and
Because they develop the muscles (mussel*)
Because we cannot be wed without it.
Because it is bad in age (badinage)
When it is dew (due) in the morning and
mist (missed) at night
pocket you double it, and when you take
it out yuu find it in creases.
water when it rains hard.
Because though any man may have a scruple,
he makes three scruples to a dram.
pens, and then persuades them that they do
her ! back her! stop her !)
Oysters, because they arc always found in
Because he is a Miolder.
170. A red herri'.^
171. The 14c of Skye.
172. Because it makes a sty nasty.
173. Because all 1he boxes are in tiers (tears).
174. Because it is not a sole, dear!
175. Monsu11tte t1t Lahtc
176. Because he is a thin king (thinking).
177. Because it's a tissue (at issue).
173. Because it is a (k)nightly occupation.
179. Bec.n1se it attacks the joints.
1S0. Because it runs into Oxon and Herts.
181. Because they generally ride on the main.
182. Because he would ring his own Nell (knell).
184. When Henry V111, dissolved the Pope's
185. Because he drives people to the UnIon.
187. Because he is wet and haIry (veterinary).
188. Because they are too sordid (two sworded).
T90. A, for it maket her hear.
1n. Because she is infirm (in firm)
10fl. Because It is nourished over the ham.
193. When lun3 experience has mad-.* him sag:.
191. Because there is no living without the1a.
195. Because they're pa steals (pastilles).
196. When it is all on one side.
«97. Because the cat *il (. 1ttle) eat it.
199. Because they ought to be promptly carried
200. Because he is often looked over.
201. She goes to bed a laundress and gets up fine
202. A mouse.
203. The Isle of WIght .
204. When it's a surgeon (a-surgIng) on the shore.
205. Because he must have had a fur t1lt 1magi-
206. When there's a leek in it.
207. Because it's the expected succour (sucke1)