Compliments before parting

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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