What did you think of the Bishop’s sermon?

What did you think of the Bishop’s sermon?. Signed “EGD” (Edward Dalziel). Source: Fun 57-58 (7 June 1873): 238. Click on image to enlarge it.

Rector: — “Well, Thomas, and what did you think of the Bishop’s sermon last Sunday?”

Tummas: — “Sorr, Oi didn’t loike it a bit; it was by fur too plain an simple to suit me; oi likes a sermont whut joombles the joodgement, and confoozles the senses, and oi never come acrost one to come up to yerself for preachin’ they!”

Victorian Preachers and Their Sermons

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