The Old Philosopher Discourses on the Viceregal Microbe
The Ancient had been reading ‘Sinn Fein.’ I, in some trepidation, waited to hear his opinion of this new journal. For a considerable period his liquor was forgotten, and it was not until the gentlemanin-waiting had twice informed him that another gentleman was waiting for the paper that he condescended to speak. He anathematised the acolyte, and said that the other gentleman might wait till his hair grew round his feet and he died in a tangle; but, becoming presently more composed, he surrendered the paper and addressed me with great dignity.
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