A Handsome Contribution

A GENTLEMAN waited upon Jerrold one morning to enlist his sympathies in

behalf of a mutual friend, who was constantly in want of a round sum of


Well, said Jerrold, who had contributed on former occasions, how much

does ---- want this time?

Why, just a four and two noughts will, I think, put him straight, the

bearer of the hat replied.

Jerrold.--Well, put me down for one of the noughts this time.

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