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Clear The Court

Jests Home




AN Irish crier at Ballinasloe being ordered to clear the court, did so
by this announcement: Now, then, all ye blackguards that isn't
lawyers, must lave the coort.


DLI--SCOTCH CAUTION.

AN old shoemaker in Glasgow was sitting by the bedside of his wife, who
was dying. She took him by the hand. Weel, John, we're gawin to part. I
hae been a gude wife to you, John.--O, just middling, just middling,
Jenny, said John, not disposed to commit himself. John, says she, ye
maun promise to bury me in the auld kirk-yard at Stra'von beside my
mither. I couldna rest in peace among unco folk, in the dirt and smoke
o' Glasgow.--Weel, weel, Jenny, my woman, said John soothingly,
we'll just pit you in the Gorbals first, and gin ye dinna lie quiet,
we'll try you sine in Stra'von.





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