Sign Of Being Cracked
IN a cause respecting a will, evidence was given to prove the testatrix,
an apothecary's widow, a lunatic; amongst other things, it was deposed
that she had swept a quantity of pots, lotions, potions, &c., into the
street as rubbish. I doubt, said the learned judge, whether sweeping
physic into the street be any proof of insanity.--True, my lord,
replied the counsel, but sweeping the pots away, certainly was.