A Party Manager said to a Gentleman whom he saw minding his own business: “How much will you pay for a nomination to office?” “Nothing,” the Gentleman replied.
A Fowler, taking his bird-lime and his twigs, went out to catch birds. Seeing a thrush sitting upon a tree, he wished to take it, and fitting his twigs to a proper length,
મ્હારી સુધ જ્યૂં જાનો ત્યૂં લીજોજી. પલ પલ ઊભી પંથ નિહારું, દરસન મ્હાને દીજોજી.
A Fly sat on the axle-tree of a chariot, and addressing the Draught-Mule said, "How slow you are! Why do you not go faster? See if I do not prick your neck with my sting.
A father had one son and one daughter, the former remarkable for his good looks, the latter for her extraordinary ugliness. While they were playing one day as children, they happened by chance to look together into a mirror that was placed on their mother's chair.
An ex-Legislator asked a Most Respectable Citizen for a letter to the Governor recommending him for appointment as Commissioner of Shrimps and Crabs. “Sir,” said the Most Respectable Citizen, austerely, “were you not once in the State Senate?”
સાધુ તે જનનો સંગ, બાઈ મારે ભાગ્યે મળ્યો છે. મોટા પુરુષનો સંગ, બાઈ મારે ભાગ્યે મળ્યો છે ! મોટા પુરુષના દર્શન કરતાં, ચડે છે ચોગમો રંગ ... બાઈ.
Two Men, deadly enemies to each other, were sailing in the same vessel. Determined to keep as far apart as possible, the one seated himself in the stem, and the other in the prow of the ship.
A Public-Spirited Citizen who had failed miserably in trying to secure a National political convention for his city suffered acutely from dejection. While in that frame of mind he leaned thoughtlessly against a druggist’s show-window,