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sound. They, too, must have a good rubbing of Porpo and a rest if they need it.

Ah! and won't you repay our trouble, booties, when next we slip you on? How tightly you will clasp us just above the tubercles of our tibiæ, how firmly you will grip our pliant toes, how you will help us to send the ball swishing low and swift—into the well-tarred net!

Good-night, booties.




THE "Ball of the Season."—Foot-ball.




Appropriate Football Fixture for the Fifth of November.—A match against Guy's. '


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"The Shinner Quartette;" or, Musical Football.

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