Axidava

The Plumber

Speaking of the philosophical temper, there is no class of men whose society is to be more desired for this quality than that of plumbers!

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Half-Science

There is a kind of bastard science which is very dangerous.

It gets a glimpse of the great law of “The Survival of the Fittest.” It explains so many things. And the apprentice mind in its enthusiasm imagines it explains everything.

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Henry

You would really be surprised at the number of things that Henry knows just a shade more about than anybody else does.

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Dad

“DEAR DAD: I am writing this to you, though you have been dead thirty years.

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A Social Curse – The Man Who Interrupts

I do not, as a rule, thirst for the blood of my fellow-man. I am willing that the law should in all ordinary cases take its course, but when we begin to discuss the man who breaks into a conversation and ruins it with his own irrelevant ideas, regardless of the feelings of humanity, I am not a law and order man. The spirit of the “Red Vigilanter” is roused in my breast and I hunger for the blood of that man.

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Held In Bondage

“A young man married is a man that’s marred.” That’s a golden rule, Arthur; take it to heart.

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Charlie

It’s curious, but no one seems to be able to recall what Charlie used to talk about before the country went what may be called, with screaming effect, dry.

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