THE CABINET: Seigneur and Chatelaine


"It has been said that republics are ungrateful; but you will agree with me that this is not the case. . . . What we sometimes do here, in order to express our appreciation, is to give a man a public dinner and that is a doubtful pleasure nowadays as long as we have to be 'dry.' We all hope that the Secretary will remain in office much longer than this law will last, so that when we do give him a public dinner it will be 'wet.' "

After which quaint reference...

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