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THERE is a scrumptious taste approximately this tale of a Virginia woman, married to a guy who, although uniformly unsuccessful in his searching journeys, boastingly stated his “killings.”
One day, coming back from a visit, with the standard accompaniment of an empty bag, it happened to him that his spouse may make enjoyable of him if he again with no even one evidence of his oft-boasted ability. So he bought a brace of partridges to mislead his trusting wife. As he threw them at the desk in entrance of her, he saw: “Well, my expensive, you spot it's not that i am so awkward with the gun after all.”
“Dick,” responded the spouse, turning from the birds with a grimace, after a quick exam, “you have been particularly correct in taking pictures those birds to-day; to-morrow it will were too late.”
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