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A SCOTCH Minister, after a hard day's labor, and while at a denner
tea, as he called it, kept incessantly praising the haam, and stating
that Mrs. Dunlop at hame was as fond o' haam like that as he was, when
the mistress kindly offered to send her the present of a ham. It's unco
kin' o' ye, unco kin', but I'll no pit ye to the trouble; I'll just tak'
it hame on the horse afore me. When, on leaving, he mounted, and the
ham was put into a sack, but some difficulty was experienced in getting
it to lie properly. His inventive genius soon cut the Gordian-knot. I
think, mistress, a cheese in the ither en' wad mak' a gran'
balance. The hint was immediately acted on, and, like another John
Gilpin, he moved away with his balance true.





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