Editor’s drawer — From the October 1882 issue

Odd Titles of Old Books.

Mostly Published in the Time of Cromwell.

“A Most Delectable Sweet Perfumed Nosegay for God’s Saints to Smell at.”

“Crumbs of Comfort for the Chickens of the Convenant.”

“Eggs of Charity laid by the Chickens of the Convenant, and boiled with the Water of Divine Love. Take ye and eat.”

“High-heeled Shoes for Dwarfs in Holiness.”

“The Spiritual Mustard-Pot, to make the Soul Sneeze with Devotion.”

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