Most Viewed

A Walking Stick
Idolatry
Erudite
White Teeth
An Honor To Tipperary
Ingratitude
Welsh Wig-ging
A New Sign
An East Indian Chaplaincy
Witty Coward


Least Viewed

The Tanner; An Epigram
New Relationship
A Pertinent Question
Henry Erskine
A Soporific
Cause And Effect
Money's Worth
A Short Journey
Inquest Extraordinary
The Debt Paid


Random Jests

Disapprobation
Ready Reply
An Unre-hearsed Effect
The Salic Law
A Suggestive Present
Visible Darkness
Oratory
Conservative Logic
Ingenious Reply Of A Soldier
Sensibility




A Good Parson

Jests Home




DR. HICKRINGAL, who was one of King Charles the Second's chaplains,
whenever he preached before his Majesty, was sure to tell him of his
faults from the pulpit. One day his Majesty met the doctor in the Mall,
and said to him, Doctor, what have I done to you that you are always
quarrelling with me?--I hope your Majesty is not angry with me, quoth
the doctor, for telling the truth.--No, no, says the king, but I
would have us for the future be friends.--Well, well, quoth the
doctor, I will make it up with your Majesty on these terms,--as you
mend I'll mend.





Next: Subtraction And Addition

Previous: A Capital Letter



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 1661