Well Timed

Well Timed. Signed “EGD” (Edward Dalziel). Source: Fun (2 October 1878): 144. Click on image to enlarge it.

Parson: — “Sorry to see you sleep so much in church, Mrs. Barkins.”

Mrs. B.: — “Sleep. Sir. No, Sir.”

Parson: — “I’m sure you cannot tell me what my last sermon was about.”

Mrs. B.: — “About, Sir? Yes, Sir, about half-an-hour too long.”

Victorian Preachers and Their Sermons

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