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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 11 (January 1, 1939)



“Ah, dry those tears! Grief and sorrow are man's heritage. He builds his castles in Spain and suddenly finds that they have gone ‘nuts’ in Barcelona. Life is a pretty pickle. You stab at it with the fork of Ambition and it skids off the plate of Hope. Ah, me! Youth, youth! Youth is a spring union of joy and hope, and age is but its breath—poignant and lingering. But we must not despair. Remember the rousing
“Whether or not she is a widow at law.”

“Whether or not she is a widow at law.”

courage in ‘Men of Garlic,’ the battle song of the Latin races. Garlic—that valiant vegetable which, for generations, has been used as a lethal weapon. Humanists are now asking, ‘Should garlic be banned from modern warfare?’ We will never know. ‘Dead men tell no tales'.”

You get the idea? Well—perhaps you are right!