An Unre-hearsed Effect

A NOBLE lord, not over courageous, was once so far engaged in an affair

of honor, as to be drawn to Hyde Park to fight a duel. But just as he

arrived at the Porter's Lodge, an empty hearse came by; on which his

lordship's antagonist called out to the driver, Stop here, my good

fellow, a few minutes, and I'll send you a fare. This operated so

strongly on his lordship's nerves, that he begged his opponent's pardon,

and returned home in a whole skin.

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