Neighbourly Compliments

Neighbourly Compliments. From English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. Click on image to enlarge it.

“Tell me, Mrs. Jones, who's that young Adonis your married daughter is looking up to so eagerly?”

“Her husband, Mrs. Snarly! ”

“Dear me, you don't say so! I congratulate you. . . . Now I understand how you come to have such good-looking grandchildren”

du Maurier’s Depictions of Life in the Country and at the Country House

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

Created 1 July 2001

Last modified 26 April 2020