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"A Indy to see you , sir. She naked
for your tinrlc , sir , but I told lu > r ho
wns out of town , and then she said
you'd do , .sir. "
"It was n great condescension on
her part , Smites. What might bo hur
nge , do you think , Smiles ? "
"Her nge , sir ? "
"Yes ; 1 rcnlly don't fool Inclined to
ho liothcrod by seeing anyliody. I'm
In beastly temper this morning ask
the olllen boy If I'm not. So would any
man bo If ho wan tied to a Ixindon of-
flco In August and such an August
aa this ! I'm pretty comfortable just
at thla minute , without my coat and
waistcoat. If I see the lady , 1 shall
have to put thorn on. Query Is the
lady worth the trouble ? That's what I
want to ascertain. "
"Well , sir , aho'a young very young ,
as you might say , sir. "
"And what's she like to look at.
Smiles ? "
"Well , sir , I can't say she's much to
look at. No , I can't go as far as ttut , "
said Smiles , rather ruefully , scratching
the top of his bald head. "She's rather
shabby , sir. Not good-looking. "
"Well , perhaps aho'll Improve when
she's old enough to know bettor. I
supposed must KI > her. You show her
In , Smiles , In exactly live minutes
from now nolthdr more nor less. Do
you hear ? The lady's plainness Is
forgiven on the score of youth and In
experience. I'll see her In live min
"Yea , sir. "
Left to himself , Mr. Martlncau
stretched his long logs , and sighed ,
with his faro turned to the celling.
"It's a pretty dear prlco to pay for a
Junior partnership , " he said ; "to be
In London this hot wenthcr , while the
old gentleman Is enjoying himself In
the land o' cakes ; but I suppose , after
all , I am a lucky dog , and nuisn't quar
rel with my bread and butter. " Hero
ho rose , and stretched an unwilling
arm toward hla waistcoat. "Septem
ber will soon bo hero , " he reflected
more cheerfully , "and then hey for
Clarlsdalo and Lady Mildred ! "
Punctually at the expiration of the
five minutes Smiles opened the door.
THB-LADY GHENT WAS OFFENDED. SHE TOOK UP HER UMBRELLA
and ushered In the lady client. She
was received by < \ young man of stern ,
buslncss-llko aspect , irreproachably at
tired , who bowed with gravity and po
liteness , while his rather cold gray
eyes Inspected the little figure before
him with a swift aqrutlny. His eyes
were deeply set beneath overhanging
brows , which gave rather a repellant
look to the fact a look that would
convince a keen observer that ho was
a man who kept his own secrets. His
fair mustache was not long , but thick ;
his hair was also fair , and he was
slightly bald above the forehead. His
complexion was fair and clear , hla
nose straight and well-formed ; his
air was that of a thorough man of the
world , with every now and then a
suggestion of boredom. Ho had no
outward characteristic that would Jus- '
tlfy ono in putting him down as an
attractive man , yet the inlprcsslon
made by Mr. Martlncau at first sight
was nearly always favorable ; ho con
veyed the Idea of being a cultivated
man , and was almost Invariably an
A faint smile of amusement hovered
about his lips as his eyes rested upon
the lady client.
She was small as well as young
might be described , in fact , as polite.
' She was undeniably shabby. Her hat
might have cost a shilling , and was
trimmed with a plain bow of ribbon.
Her dress was of cheap dark-colored
cotton , and considerably the worse for
wear. Her gloves were Cotton , too ;
but her collar , was as white as snow ,
and her skin as fresh and clear as If
she had never been within reach of
' As ahe , raised ia pair of largo , dark
' eyes' to 'those of the 'junior partner a
* : 'ft1 'I 'Iff It
a fleeting expr > * u ! * . & . - * *
might wear to ! oiu i * ! " * . ' * * o *
comfort and ! uv.
blo roiulmlor o < tfc * \ !
ty and Tk iwu
was offfrltt * fcnrA * J-s lna Urt fl
politely In wkl
Th * UUy elhHU u | iitt.
tlueau's own 3ut was fc > l < * d so
hU buck wa * U > tlN U a.t , it s * U h ni
bwtter to Bto iwv * than to bw oJ rr d ,
His visitor cuwprwswl br yrotty UBS
In A strung wttort to bo solwmw , and
"Are you Mr. Mu tlu < ? uu ? "
"I am entirely at your sorvlw. "
"Mr. Leroy Is awuy ? "
"In Scotland. "
"I am very sorry for that , " she saW
"So am I. If It gives you Inconven
ience. " asserted Mr. Murtlnwiu ; "but I
am his partner cati't I do souietnmsr
for you ? I will endeavor to compen
sate for lack of capacity by extra dili
"You must know , " she said after an
other short pause , during which she
seemed to be making up her mind , "It
Is a very difficult task that I have to
sot you. I want you to tell me who
I am ! "
"Ah really , " returned the young
melancholy nod of the head , "really ,
you know , I'm afraid I can't oblige you
there ! "
"Did you ever hear of anything so
ridiculous ? " she said , laughing. "Have
you ever thought how remarkably
queer you would feel If you didn't
know who you wore ? "
"I'm afraid I've never thought of
such a thing , " ho admitted , almost
with reluctance. "It seems rather llko
a nightmare , doesn't It ? "
"That's exactly what It la like , " she
said ; "only n nightmare which lasts
for years Is exceptionally trying. I
feel as If I should llko to wako up
now ! I thought that Mr. Leroy might
be able to wako mo. " There was a
touch of rueful melancholy In the last
"If you won't consider my curiosity
Impertinent , " said Mr. Martlneau , with
Infinite solemnity , "may I ask In what
manner you thought ho would set
about It ? "
"Ho nmdo father's "
my will , ex
plained the lady client , "and I thought
ho might In consequence bo able to
toll mo my father's name. "
"I admit the extreme probability of
your theory , " returned the young man ;
"but forgive my ubtusonesa if .you
are sure of your father's Identity ,
why should you hesitate about your
own ? "
"Oh , you don't understand at all ! "
she exclaimed with conviction. "Tho
affair Is by no means so simple as all
that. I wonder" she put her head on
ono sldo and looked wistfully at him
"I wonder If I might toll you all
about It ? "
"Smiles was a fool when he said she
was nothing to look at , " Inwardly com
mented Mr. Martlneau. "I never saw
such a pretty mouth In my life ; -.loud
ho added : "I shall bo only too grateful
If you will so far honor me. "
"It will take some time , " she said ,
doubtfully ; "and suppose , after all , I
have troubled-you for nothing ? "
"How.-could that be ? "
"Well , " she answered , blushing and
laughing , "It Is best to bo quite frank.
I'll toll you what I mean , I have been
saving up money for a long tlmo for
this purpose , and supposing , when I
have done my story , you find that to
do what I want you to do will coat
more money than I have to spend , will
you tell me so , please ? I know so llt
tlo about the law. and BO forth. "
"Certainly I will tell you ; , but If you
merely want a will searched ftiV , I cau
oesurq.you , " 1 t , ,
"t keep on 'tolling ' you that you don't
uiidprKtuttdl" * he cried. Impntlfiitly. '
"Let mo tell yon nil about It. "
"t BI all attention ; but , before you
commence , would It Rt'o lly Inronveii-
\on to 111 me who you at prenent
yxwrnHf t IM ? , or , If you have
- . > Ur * * ttn th * hj rt , under what
Rl present to bo
rM * < " 1 will tell you
V JMM < * Nd NUwerlte Lll-
> * H fcOi < Mr Ihut t * my real
jtt t lni ; teAt
At ) \ Sw to
that ) XVM , toftta &t th ? twdnnluK. and
( .tint rw , dMJt , t 4tt iMpt \ \ \ tU mo moro
Uini UN * tkUfci at A ttttttv I Know you
\vM ) KM. but von liullc * are
among wbtvh , w usually the total In-
ablftty to MI A xtory. Try to prove
tut exception to the rule. "
clt ut wa * offended. She
took uv b r umbrella tuul rose.
"I am a uovlvtf in the art of narra
tion , " ab suW , with a haughtiness
which he did net expert from her , "and
I uilsht Irritate your high strung
u rves. I hud better wish you good-
uioralux , and will only trouble you
to tell me when you expect Mr. Leroy
The young man was delighted with
this little ebullition. He was now ab
solutely resolved not to part with her
until he was obliged.
"I am an unlucky fellow to bo mis
understood , " he replied. "I meant to
convoy to you a delicate hint that the
longer you talked the moro I should
be pleased , but you turned my meanIng -
Ing upside down. Do forglvo mo and
sit down again ! I shall be quite dis
appointed If you go , " ho went on , as
she hesitated. "You surely won't
make It such a serious matter ? I was
half In Joke , and thought you appreci
ated the humor of the situation. "
"I was very silly to take offense , "
said the lady client with decision.
"Now I will sit down and tell you all
about It ; but really I thought you felt
mo an Infliction. It Is very warm , you
"It Is ; but this old olllce keeps pret
ty cool. It Is dark and low. "
Ho rose and lowered the Venetian
blind , then resumed his seat with an
attitude of deep attention.
"Now , Miss Lllbourne. "
"Ah , I wish I were certain that It
Is 'Miss ! ' she lamented. "That Is one
of the things that I don't know ! "
Ho raised eyes to hers with another
strange , furtive look.
"Oh , " ho said , "you do not even
know whether you are married or sin
gle ? "
"Not the least In the world ! " she
said , shaking her head and laughing.
"Tho plot thickens , " said Mr. Mar
tlncau. "Please proceed to explain. "
"The flrst place that I can remem
ber , " said Marguerite Lllbourne , "Is a
French convent. It wns very happy
there. The nuns made much of mo ;
the sun used always to shine nt least ,
I cannot remember any wet days but
one. They called mo always Bcbo or
La Petite I never knew any other
"They taught mo to read and write ,
but I do not remember once writing my
name. No letters ever reached me ;
childlike , I expected none. I knew of
no world beyond the convent gates.
There were no children there except
me. I never wondered how I came
there It was home It had always
been so. I believe they told me that I
wns an orphan , but for me the word
hnd no meaning I had no desire for a
father and mother , because , In my ex
perience , there wore no auch things.
( To bo continued. )
SERIOUS HINTS ON DRESS.
With Soiilt ) l'll | ) ) > iiut L'oinintMitH by a
We have received a little pamphlet
which we hope has been distributed
widely among our readers , observes
the iJostou Journal. The careful study
of it may put an e"d to doubts that
have embittered households and poi
soned the wells of domestic happiness.
This little book wo dislike the term
"booklet" tells In simple language
: iow to dress your coachman , groom ,
butler , doorman and page.
Thus , for Instance , the coachman
should wenr six buttons on his coat
two on the back at waist and two at
the bottom of the skirt. Ho should
ilso have flaps on his pockets. Other
wise ho might be mistaken for the
groom , who has no flaps on the pock
ets and has flve buttons In front and
six behind. These buttons should al
ways match the metal trimmings on
the harness. Ard&nt Bryanltes will , of
course , use silver.
The hat must bo silk. There Is no
alternative. Slouch hats are no longer
worn by the coachman of our moro ex
clusive citizens , and the moro fastidi
ous insist that the hat should bo anew
now ono , not a cast-off dicer of the
master. The coachman , when on duty ,
should smoke only cigars. They should
cost at least at the rate of three for
a quarter. Green baize cloth aprons
should match your billiard table. Crest
buttons , worn by your servants , should
bo ducal. There are several dukes In
England , so there may be a variety In
By paying attention to these details
and the advice as to other matters giv
en by this pamphlet , you will bo
obliged to bo more scrupulous as to
your own dress , for It Is a sad sight
when the groom Is mistaken for the
Trust not him that Jiath once broken
OP , The Adventures of g
An Eton Boy. . .
BY JMWES GRA.NT.
CHAPTEH XXIX.iContlmii'd. . )
The wild boars that lurked In the
woods Imlllcd our efforts for a long
time. My the edge of the hatchet wo
possessed I fashioned for my own HHO
n kind of spear , about six feet long ,
hewn out of a piece of line teak wood ,
which I found up" " the bench.
This weapon I made and pointed
with great care , and nrmed with It
frequently lay In watch for the sea-
lions , but without success.
On the shore , at this season , when
the Biinshlno was rcfloeted from the
sloping faces of the volcanic rocks and
from the surface of th" sea , the heat
wns beyond all description Intense ,
breathless and suffocating , so that the
lungs would collapse painfully In the
dinicnlty of respiration.
To breathe was like attempting It
at the mouth of a newly-opened fur
nace , and so I usually retired Inland
and sought the cool solitude of the
deep thickets , or wandered through
groves of solemn , Impressive and ma
jestic old tree ; for some were there
so old that they must have cnst the
shadows of their foliage on Alphonso
do Albuquorciuo or Tristan da Cunha
and their bearded followers.
How many ocean storms had swept
their loaves Into the waste of waters
since then !
Wo had now been five days on the
Island without a sail being seen ,
though more than half our time was
spent In watching the horizon ; and so
Tom Lnmbournes' old shirt still waved
In vain from the boom-end on the
On the fifth day , however , to our
surprise , the signal was no longer vis
ible , so wo supposed that a gust of
wind hnd overthrown It In the night.
Lambourne , Carlton and Probar
started for the mountain-top to re
store It , while Hlslop and I rambled
into the woods , where we had a view
of the shining sea to the westward.
The waves came In long rollers , as
there was a fresh breeze blowing from
the west , and the foam rose white and
high on the tremendous bluffs of the
Inaccessible Isles , as we named them.
All the water between them was a
sheet of sparkling and snowy froth ,
amid which , had we been nearer , wo
should doubtless have seen the black
heads of the soallons , as they sported
in the spray and sunshine.
On asking Hlslop how far ho thought
wo wore from the continents of Africa
and South America , ho replied , without
"Wo are about fifteen hundred miles
from the mouth of the Rio de la Plata
on the westward , and twelve hundred
odd from the Capo of Good Hope on
the east ; but there Is laud nearer to
"Land nearer ! " I reiterated. '
"There are the three isles of Tristan
da Cunha , and about flvo hundred miles
southwest of us a desolate rock called
the Isle of Diego Alvarez ; and fortu
nate It Is indeed for ua that we were
not cast away there , as It yields only
mossy grass and now and then a few
seals or sea-elephants be
may seen up
on the reefs about it. Out , Dick Rod
ney , does it not make one long to be
afloat again , with a coed ship under
foot , both tacks and the breeze , too ,
aft ? a cloud of canvas , carrying the
three masts into one when seen astern
the lower studding-sail booms rig
ged out and dipping In the flying
spray as sue rolls from side to side
does It not , I say , bring all this to
mind , when from hero we can watch
the waves that rose , perhaps , between
the shores of Mexico , rolling In foam
between these rocky isles ? Do you
remember Homer's description of the
curling wave ? " And without waiting
my reply he began to recite from the
Iliad with wonderful facility :
'As on the hearse , resounding shore ,
when blows the stormy west ,
The billowy tide comes surging wide ,
from occan'g dark blue breast ;
First in mid-sea 'tis born , then swells
and rages more and more ,
And rolling on with snowy back ,
comes thundering near the shore ;
Then rears it crest , firm and subllmo ,
and with tumultuous bray
Smites the grim front of the rugged
rock , and spite the briny spray. "
How far Hlslop , in his classical en
thusiasm might have pursued his free
translation , till wo had all the deeds
of Agamemnon and others on that tre
mendous day before the walls of Troy ,
I cannot say , had not a crashing sound
in the adjacent thicket roused and
Wo started up and had just time to
conceal ourselves behind the trunk of
a tree when a herd of seven wild boars
came plunging out of the thicket to
drink nt a runnel which flowed toward
They were unlllco any of the swln-
lshraco wo had ever seen before , and
biu for our vague sensations of alarm
we could have watched them with
pleasure , is they Inserted their long ,
fierce snou's In the water that sparkled
under the forest leaves.
They were all broad-shouldered ani
mals , with high crests and thick
bristly manes , and all were black In
color or darkly brindled.
Unlike those of the sty-fed hogs , to
which wo had been accustomed at
homo , their erected bristles shone like
silver or polished steel in the rays o
sunshine that fell through the waving
branches , their eyes were flashing and
clear , and their skins wore all clean
JIB If washed for a show of prlzo pigs ,
Thin Hanked , active and strong , they
began to grunt and gambol , and to
splash up the glittering water , till
suddenly they caught sight of us , and
all lied , save one , a fierce old boar ,
which , after tearing up the grass with
his hind feet , came resolutely forward ,
showing a pair of tusks that made me
tremble for the calves of my legs If
I ventured to run off , and still moro
for those of poor Hlsloi1 , who was
alike unable to escape or confront him.
Fortunately 1 had my teakwood
While keeping a tree between mo
and the boar , ho prepared for the of
fensive by whetting his terrible tusks
against a stone and grunting hoarsely.
Excited and bewildered , as he came
on at a quick run , I charged my weap
on full at him , and by the mercy of
Providence , the point entered one of
his fierce , glittering eyes , which made
him rear up and recoil , while In his
rage and pain the bristles on his ridgy
back rose up like little blades of steel.
"Into his throat with your spear ! "
cried Hlslop ; but I anticipated the sug
gestion , for ore the words had left his
lips I hod burled thrusting deep with
all the force that excitement and ter
ror gnvo me the pointed teakwood
shaft down his red and gaping throat.
Choking In blood , In foam and fury ,
the great boar writhed upon his back ,
and In doing so twitched from my
hands the weapon , which still remained
wedged In his throat and tongue , and
rendered him almost powerless. I
know not what to do now , for If he
snapped it through , and thus released
himself , -we , or at least I , would be
But as he lay there on his back and
sides alternately , snorting , roaring and
covering the grass with bloody froth ,
and tearing it by his bristles , Hislop
sprang forward and though weak with
ninny half-healed wounds , drove a
clasp-knlfo repeatedly Into the throat
and stomach of the monster , which
soon lay still enough.
When it was quite dead I drew out
my teakwood spear , and found the
point almost uninjured , for I had hard
ened It In fire.
Wo thrust two crooked branches
through the tendons of the boar's hind
legs , and by these drew It to our hut
which was about half a mile distant ;
there our prlzo caused great congratu
lation among our crew , and I obtained
no little praise for performing so hardy
Our return diverted for a time some
excitement and surprise which hat
been caused by the return of Ton
Lambourne , Probart and Carlton from
the mountain top , with tidings tha
the studding sail boom had vanished
and that not a trace of it was to be
found anywhere !
A New Perplexity.
The disappearance of the boom am :
of Tom's old striped shirt , which had
waved from it like a banner , excite- -
considerable speculation and some
thing of alarm.
If simply overturned by the wind , i
must have lain where it fell ; at al
events , it could not have rolled fa
from the cairn , or pile of stones , in
the center of which we had wodgei
it. By what agency had this dlsap
pearanco come to pass ?
That It was the work of wild ani 1-
mals could not for 1i
a moment be con
ceived ; so the event filled us" with
vague , but very alarming conjecture.
With his hatchet , Probart the car
penter cut down and rIK
prepared a long
and slender tree to replace the lost
boom on the top of the Devil's moun
tain , as wo now termed It ; and while
one portion of us assisted him in this ,
the other set about the capture of
some of the wild goats with which the
woods abounded , as wo were anxious
to procure the milk of the females , and
the flesh of their kids.
This was a most
arduous task , as
they were so fleet of foot ; and vhou )
pursued , or when in search of these
bitter and astringent plants of which
they are so fond , they could gain the
most dangerous pinnacles and ledge *
of rock that overhung the sea. In such
places there grow a kind of wild labur
num , and Hislop did not fall to re
mind me that Theocritus described eit
as the favorite food of the goat.
We otter saw these agile quadru
peds spring , without pause , fear uor
hesitation , from pinnacle to pinnacle ,
or from lodge to ledge of rock , where ,
had they missed footing , they must
have fallen a thousand feet or more ,
either Into the ocean on ono side , or
some ravine on the other , and there ,
perched far aloft , they would remain ,
looking at us quietly , and reminding
mo of the couplet :
"High hung In air the hoary goat re
His streaming beard the sport of every
By great Industry , and the exertion
of Incredible labor and activity , wo
succeeded In capturing flve , by isolat
ing them from their flocks , and chas !
ing them Into chasms and corners
from which they had no moans of escape
cape , and then we secured them esby
the running rigging of the long boat.
Some of the females afforded milk , a
rarity and nourishment to us who had
been so long at sea. The flesh of a kid
we thought delicious , and lest we
should tire of roasted and broiled , JaclJ
Biirnet , the ship's cook , contrived td
boll some pieces of a goat In Its own
Hkln , stretched upon sticks , with a flro
underneath , salt for n spice , and sliced
pumpkin for vegetables.
Of the hotns , when carefully scraped
and cloaneu. wo made very efficient
drinking cups , In which our rum ,
duly mixed with water , was doled out
to us by IIIslop , the keeper of our pro
The eggs of the sea birds were n
constant object of search , and being
an expert climber , I frequently collect
ed great numbers of those laid In tno
crevices of the rocks by the sea gull
Our life was one of perpetual exposure - "
ure and dally activity. Though over-
powcringly hot at noon , the atmos
phere of the morning and evening waa
delightful , and , as these portions ol
the day were spent In hunting ; for
food , the time passed rapidly , but His-
lop's chief feai was that if we wera
not taken off by some ship before the
rainy season set In , our discomfort and
danger from agues would become very
By the time wo had been fourteen
days on the Island he was recovered
so far as to bo able to join mo in
making an exploration of it , or rathei
In walking all around It
The circumference of the largest lsl < j
Is only four leagues , but Its shores ara
so steep and rocky in some places that
traversing them proved a most ardu
On the eastern side wo found a great
cascade pouring from a brow of rock
upon the beach. The latter was cov
ered almost everywhere by a broad- i
leaved seaweed , the dark and slimy
tendrils of which were several yarda
In length and were termed by Hislop
"the gigantic fucus. "
So day after day passed , and , amid
our various means of procuring food ,
wo never failed to keep a keen lookout
to seaward for a passing sail ; but
none came near that lonely Islet of the
One morning I found there had
drifted ashore near our hut a mass ol
that mysterious substance , the origin
of which has puzzled so many natural
ists ambergris. It must have weigh
ed more than a hundred pounds , and
when wo threw some of it Into the flra
It melted and diffused around a most
agreeable perfume. This marine pro
duction , which Is only to bo found In
the seas or on the shores of Africa
and Brazil , is alleged by some to be a
concretion formed in the stomach of
the spermaceti whale.
On the fifteenth morning after our
landing a seaman named Henry War
ren , who went to milk our goats ,
which had been tethered to a largo
tree near the hut , returned in hoata
to announce that the ropes which had
secured them wore cut , apparently by
a sharp Instrument cui clean through
and that the goats , the capture of
which had cost us so much labor , wera
"Cut ? By whom ? " asked every one.
Before we had time to consider this ,
Hlslop came out of the hut , and stated
that one of our three broad bags had
also been cut open , by a slash from a
knife , apparently , and that several
pounds of biscuits had been abstracted.
The strange alarm , and what waa
worse , the doubt of each other , which
these discoveries oxclted , were painful
We examined the place where the
goats had been tethered , but could dis
cover no traces of feet , and nothing
remained but the ends of the ropes
( the long boat sheets and halliards )
tied to the stem of a tree.
( To bo continued. )
A Zulu Itrlilcgroom.
The daughter of a Zulu In comfort
able circumstances does _ not leave her
father's kraal without much pomp and
many queer rites , which doubtless arc
hold by her people In high estimation.
It may be noted , too , that the marriage
customs of these dusky Africans are
subject to innumerable variations ,
each tribe having Its own peculiari
ties. Halrdresslng , by the way , is an
Important feature both to the bride
and bridegroom , and the attention
paid to the coiffure of the pair would
shame the performance of a West end
hairdresser who arranges a bride's
locks and fastens the orange blossom
chaplot. A cone-shaped erection , for
instance , is the lawful coiffure of a
Zulu wife , and this cannot be legally
worn till the marriage rites are duly
completed. Save for the all-Important
cone , the head of a Zulu bride is close
ly shaved , an assegai being need for
the purpose ; whilst , as soon as a
youth is of a marriageable ago , his
head Is shorn to leave a ring round
the scalp , and then liberally besmear
ed with fat and ochre , without which
unguents no Zulu would feel fittingly
decorated for his bride. When the
bridegroom-elect has been shorn of all
his hair save the wool on the crown ,
which Is trained In a circular shape-
and some four Inches In diameter , a
ring is sewn to this , of gum and char
coal ; In this the Zulu thrusts long
snuff spoons , needles , and small utility
articles , and Is very proud of his ring ,
which Is the badge of manhood.
From "Cassell's 'Magazine" '
Tlio KnlRor'a Two Sides.
While Poultney Blgelow was In the
midst of a lecture before the Sesnme
Club ( London ) on "Tho human side of
the German emperor , " a witty lady In
the audience scribbled down these
lines and sent them up to the speaker.
They were read with much laughter :
They say the Kaiser has a human side ,
I know not what they mean.
Of course it Is His Majesty's Inside
The side that's never seen.
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