I found myself mumbling responses

I found myself mumbling responses

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of watercolor

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “A Scandal in Bohemia,” p. 19.

Passage illustrated: “I was half-dragged up to the altar, and before I knew where I was I found myself mumbling responses which were whispered in my ear, and vouching for things of which I knew nothing, and generally assisting in the secure tying up of Irene Adler, spinster, to Godfrey Norton, bachelor. It was all done in an instant, and there was the gentleman thanking me on the one side and the lady on the other, while the clergyman beamed on me in front.”

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