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This number of tales, poems, scenes from hit performs, parodies, and feuds, lovingly compiled by means of a well-known authority within the box, fortunately intermingles the simplest humor of contemporary years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the past.
Major wits and raconteurs too a variety of to say the following brighten up those pages.
The excitement is all yours.

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