we have eaten an excellent dinner, we are a company of intelligent men — although I allow that we should have difficulty in proving that we are so if it became known that we sat down with a Scotchman — and now pray do not mar the self-satisfaction... The Jessamy bride - Page 3by Frank Frankfort Moore - 1906 - 417 pagesFull view
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Frank Frankfort Moore - 1896 - 417 pages
...977213A AND COPYRIGHT, 1896, BY HERBERT S. STONE & CO. [THIRD IMPRESSION] THE JESSAMY BRIDE CHAPTER I. M Sir," said Dr. Johnson, "we have eaten an excellent...assertions based on ignorance and maintained by sophistry." O "Why, sir," cried Goldsmith, "I doubt ^ if the self-satisfaction of even the most in00 telligent...