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Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [6] from page : 17
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Parenthesis in Prayer.

A pastor of a small congregation of dissenters in the west of Scodand, who,in prayer,often employed terms of familiarity towards the great Being whomhe invoked, was addressing his petition inthe season of an apparently doubtful harvest, that he would grant such weather as was necessary for ripening and gathering in the fruits of the ground ; when, pausing suddenly, he added, "But whatneed Italk _ when Iwas up at the Shotts the other day, every thing was as green as leeks."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 17
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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