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ISBN-10: 0385014201

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This selection of tales, poems, scenes from hit performs, parodies, and feuds, lovingly compiled through a famous authority within the box, fortunately intermingles the easiest humor of modern years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the past.
Major wits and raconteurs too a number of to say the following brighten up those pages.
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Tringle? Good. " ANYWHERE, U. S. A. * 29" Mr. Banks could hardly believe what he heard. "But they haven't begun to rehearse. Four of the bridal party aren't even here yet and the groom isn't here either. " Mr. Galsworthy looked at his watch and clucked. "They do all right," said Mr. Tringle. K. " "Good," said Mr. Galsworthy. "Good. I have a meeting now. " He smiled benignly at the wispy bridesmaid under the impression that she was the bride-to-be. " he continued, taking the wispy girl's hand in his.

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