Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
Marie Antoinette
Dreaming
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
Spare Moments
The Wounded Sailor
Quartering
Gallant Daughter
Countess De St. Belmont
Van Dyke
Johnson And Lord Elibank
The Sailor And The Actress




Keep to the Point

Anecdotes Home




Lord Tenterden contracted such an inveterate habit of
keeping himself and everybody else to the precise matter in hand, that
once, during a circuit dinner, having asked a country magistrate if he
would take venison, and receiving what he deemed an evasive reply, "Thank
you, my lord, I am going to take boiled chicken," his lordship sharply
retorted, "That, sir, is no answer to my question; I ask you again if you
will take venison, and I will trouble you to say yes or no, without further
prevarication."





Next: Longs and Shorts

Previous: Hanging Judge



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 3265





Random Anecdotes

Expedient Of Conjugal Affection
Sion College
Abernethy
An Appropriate Version
Dey Of Algiers
Breton Peasants
Parisian Rag-picker
William Iii. And St. Evremond
A Tedious Preacher
Questioning
Pope Pius Ix
Racine
Van Dyke
A Faithful Depositary
Nash And The Doctor
A Polite Mayor
A Sheepish Lamb
St. Louis
Mysterious Benefactor
Garrick And Rich
Steele & Addison
A Noble Enemy
Mimic Reclaimed
Weeping At A Play
An Appropriate Successor