The Gloomy Guest
Cause And Effect
What He Preferred
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Troubles Of The New-poor
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The sympathetic and inquisitive old lady at the seashore was delighted
and thrilled by an old sailor's narrative of how he was washed overboard
during a gale and was only rescued after having sunk for the third time.
"And, of course," she commented brightly, "after you sank the third
time, your whole past life passed before your eyes."
"I presoom as how it did, mum," the sailor agreed. "But bein' as I had
my eyes shut, I missed it."