Humor Circa 1833


from an 1833 number of The New York Mirror

Matter and no matter.

Two metaphysicians debated the question whteher the soul was matter or no matter. "I will prove to you," said one, "That it is matter. Suppose you were to knock out my brains." "That," said the other, "certainly would be no matter.

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