Things One Would Rather Have Expressed Differently

Things One Would Rather Have Expressed Differently. George du Maurier. From Punch (1 March 1890): 102.

Jones (nervously conscious that he is interrupting a pleasant tête-à-tête). —“A — I'm sorry to say I've been told to Take you in to Supper, Miss Belsize!”

Unlucky Speeches, Ill-Considered Utterances, and Things One Could Wish to Have Expressed Otherwise

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English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.

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