In the Parlor

“Echo Answering,” from Gleanings for the Curious (1860).

What must be done to conduct a newspaper right? — Write.
What is necessary for a farmer to assist him? — System.
What would give a blind man the greatest delight? — Light.
What is the best counsel given by a justice of the peace? — Peace.
Who commit the greatest abominations? — Nations.
What cry is the greatest terrifier? — Fire.
What are some women’s chief exercise? — Sighs.

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