The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and Tales to the Present Day (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and Tales to the Present Day
Mr. Canning was once asked by an English clergyman how he had liked the sermon he had preached before him. Why, it was a short sermon, quoth Canning. Oh yes, said the preacher; you know I avoid being tedious. Ah but, replied Canning, you were tedious.
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