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Jests Home




DR. BYRON, of Manchester, eminent for his promptitude at an epigram,
being once asked how it could happen that a lady rather stricken in
years looked so much better in an evening than a morning, thus
replied:--

Ancient Phyllis has young graces,
'Tis a strange thing, but a true one.
Shall I tell you how?
She herself makes her own faces,
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Where's the wonder now?





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