English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. Click on image to enlarge it.. From
Genial Hostess.— “What, going already, Professor? . . . And must you take your wife away with you?”
The Professor (with grave politeness).— “Indeed, madam, I am sorry to say I MUST!”
Unlucky Speeches, Ill-Considered Utterances, and Things One Could Wish to Have Expressed Otherwise
- "Those Infelicitious Speeches"
- "Taking One Too Much at One's Word"
- "Neighbourly Compliments"
- "Unlucky Speeches"
- "An Unappreciated Compliment"
- "Things One Could Wish to Have Expressed Otherwise"
- "Things One Would Have Expressed Differently" (2)
- "Things One Would Have Expressed Differently" (4)
- "Ill-Considered Utterances"
- "An Equivocal Compliment"
- "Too Kind by Half"
- "An Infelicitious Speech"
- "Speeches One Has to Live Down"
- "Too Considerate"
- "Infelicitious Queries"
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English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.
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Last modified 30 April 2020