Compliments before parting
Lord B.: — “I trust, Sir, that at our next meeting I shall not find you so inebriated with the exhuberance of your own verbosity.”
Mr. G: — “And I hope, Sir, that you will not be so frightfully intoxicated with your own success.”
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911), artist
Dalziel Brothers, engravers
Fun 29 (14 August 1878): 65
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