MARY AND MARMADUKE.
Marmaduke: "Do you know, dear, that in seven years' time our combined
ages will be sixty-three years?"
Mary: "Is that really so? And yet it is a fact that when you were my
present age you were twice as old as I was then. I worked it out last
Now, what are the ages of Mary and Marmaduke?
"Now, then, Tommy, how old is Rover?" Mildred's young man asked her
"Well, five years ago," was the youngster's reply, "sister was four
times older than the dog, but now she is only three times as old."
Can you tell Rover's age?
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