" How dare anyone speak to me like that," I thought, as I faced about to see who was parodying
I will take my leave of you by parodying
Mercutio's words: Ladies and gentlemen, bon soir; there's a French salutation for you.
" You will come back," said the poulterer sceptically, when his fellow- tenant bade him good- bye; and parodying
the sacred aspiration-" Next year in Manchester," he cried, in genial mockery.