A Deserved Retort

A SPENDTHRIFT, who had nearly wasted all his patrimony, seeing an

acquaintance in a coat not of the newest cut, told him that he thought

it had been his great-grandfather's coat. So it was, said the

gentleman, and I have also my great-grandfather's lands, which is

more than you can say.

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