A Silk Gown

GRATTAN said of Hussey Burgh, who had been a great Liberal, but, on

getting his silk gown, became a Ministerialist, that all men knew silk

to be a non-conducting body, and that since the honorable member had

been enveloped in silk, no spark of patriotism had reached his


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