Comicalities, original and selected — From the February 1854 issue

Irreparable Loss

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AFFECTIONATE SISTER.—What is the matter, Theodore? You look quite broken-hearted.

DISCONSOLATE BROTHER.—I’ve advertised and advertised for her, but all in vain!

AFFECTIONATE SISTER.—Can’t find whom?

DISCONSOLATE BROTHER.—The Woman who starched that collar!

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