A take down for ‘Smudge’

A take down for “Smudge”

A. T.


Fun (9 June 1880): 234

Clergyman: — “A charming landscape, Sir?”

Painter: — “It’s very kind of you to say so, Sir, I'm sure: I’ve done my best, but I’m afraid it’s not half up to the thing itself.”

Clergyman: — “What thing itself?”

Painter: — “Why the original.”

Clergyman: — “I was referring to the original.”

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