The Gloomy Guest
Cause And Effect
What He Preferred
Random Stories Jokes
Ready To Join
A Great Light
A Subtle Distinction
Stories Jokes Home
The amiable old lady was overheard talking to herself as she left the
church along with the crowd that had attended the services:
"If everybody else would only do as I do, and stay quietly in their
seats till everyone else has gone out, there would not be such a crush
at the doors."
* * *
Two friends from Ireland on a tour occupied the same bedchamber in a
country inn. During the night a fearful storm raged. John spoke of it in
the morning while the two men were dressing.
"Did it rain?" Dennis asked in surprise.
"Rain!" John exclaimed. "It was a deluge, and the lightnin' was blindin'
and the thunder was deafenin'. Sure, I never heard the like."
"For the love of Hivvin!" Dennis cried out. "Why didn't yez waken me?
Didn't yez know I never can slape whin it thunders!"