The Diary of a Nobody, by George and Weedon Grossmith - The Original Classic Edition
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To my horror, at that very moment, Sarah entered the room, and putting a bottle of whisky, wrapped in a dirty piece of newspaper, on the table in front of us, said: ''Please, sir, the grocer says he ain't got no more Kinahan, but you'll find this very good at two-and-six, with twopence returned on the bottle; and, please, did you want any more sherry?
. . . I said-and I felt it from the bottom of my heart,-''Carrie darling, I was a proud man when I led you down the aisle of the church on our wedding-day; that pride will be equalled, if not surpassed, when I lead my dear, pretty wife up to the Lord and Lady Mayoress at the Mansion House.''
. . . I saw someone who looked like Franching, from Peckham, and was moving towards him when she seized me by the coat-tails, and said quite loudly: ''Don't leave me,'' which caused an elderly gentleman, in a court-suit, and a chain round him, and two ladies, to burst out laughing.
. . . As it takes two to make a quarrel, and as it was neither the time nor the place for it, I gave my arm to Carrie, and said: ''I hope my darling little wife will dance with me, if only for the sake of saying we had danced at the Mansion House as guests of the Lord Mayor.'' aken off the downstairs hall-peg) round his neck, and announced himself in a loud, coarse voice: ''His Royal Highness, the Lord Mayor!''