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Joke ID 50

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [40] from page : 41
>> Joke: 50


The married man is like the bee, that fixes his hive, augments the world, benefits the republic, and by a daily diligence, without wrongingany,profits all ; but he who contemns wedlock (for the most part) like a wasp, wanders an offence to the world,disturbs peace, and meets misery as his due reward.



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 41
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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