Miscellany: Eighth

To the London Daily News, a subscriber wrote as follows: "I can claim in this example of the repetition of 'that, that that that that that that that I have underlined immediately precedes, is the eighth."


In Philadelphia, a boy and a dog played together. The name of the one was Dick McDevitt (six years old)*; the name of the other was Ruff (an Airedale). While they did not actually talk to each other, they had found that by pats, grimaces and tender looks, they could communicate better than much older people. In...

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