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Joke ID 21

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [18] from page : 24
>> Joke: 21

A Woman for a Wife.

During a visit to England, the Rev. Robert Story, of Roseneath, was urgently advised by EdwardIrving to pay his addressesto a certainlady,who wouldbe well suited to him as a wife,"because," said Irving, "she knows more of the mystery of the Papacy than any woman in England, except my wife."

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  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 24
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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