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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 5 (September 24, 1926)

A Thrifty Wife

A Thrifty Wife.

The thrifty old Scots wife tended her man who was nearing his end. Unfortunately she had to leave him alone while she went for the provisions in the evening. Before going she lighted the candle at the bedside, and said to him: “Now, Donald, I'll no' be lang gane, but if ye feel yersel' slipping awa'—juist snuff oot the caunle!”

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