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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 1 (May 1, 1928)

A Brave Deed

A Brave Deed.

A notorious boaster was silenced by a little man, who said: “I'm afraid I haven't much to relate. I once had a nasty time in Africa. A lion sprang out at me and I was unarmed.”

“What on earth did you do?” asked his hearers.

“Oh, I just seized his upper jaw with my right hand and his lower jaw with my left, and held his mouth open till be starved.”

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To every person comes his day,
So calmly wait your chance—
Pedestrians have the right of way
When in the ambulance.

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