Scanned and proofed by Ron Burkey (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Amy
Thomte, from a volume entitled "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow",
published by A. L. Burt.
Notes on the editing of this text:
1. Italicized phrases are delimited by the underline character ("_").
2. Hyphens have been left in the text only where it was the clear
intention of the author. For example, throughout the text, "tonight"
and "tomorrow" appear as "to-night" and "to-morrow". This is
intentional, and is not simply a legacy of words having been broken
across lines in the printed text.
3. The pound (currency) symbol has been replaced by the word
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