Caliban's Looking-glass

A REMARKABLY ugly and disagreeable man sat opposite Jerrold at a

dinner-party. Before the cloth was removed, Jerrold accidentally broke a

glass. Whereupon the ugly gentleman, thinking to twit his opposite

neighbor with great effect, said slily, What, already, Jerrold! Now I

never break a glass.--I wonder at that, was Jerrold's instant reply,

you ought whenever you look in one.

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