Had Him There
Fun (26 July 1882): 31
Rector (improving the occasion): — “I’m very sorry, Mrs. Maguire, to hear that you let your tongue run so freely in the village, causing all sorts of scandal. Remember ‘Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding”
Mrs. Maguire: — “Rally, Sir, as that theer all goes fur the maskawline gendier, I don’t see the happlication; but I dew wonder as you ain’t took the hint to yerself, beggin’ your pardin’ all the same.”
Source: Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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