'And she could not be five minutes in your grace's company before she would tell you, that she was HENGLISH, born in HOXFORDSHIRE. 'She must be a vastly amusing personage. I should like to meet her, if one could see and hear her incog., said the duchess. 'And Lord Clonbrony, what is he? 'Nothing, nobody, said Mrs. Dareville; 'one never even hears of him.

So I shall tell my lady to-night, as I always do when she vexes me, that I never lived in an Irish family before, and don't know the ways of it then she'll tell me she was born in Hoxfordshire then I shall say, with my saucy look, "Oh, was you, my lady? I always forget that you was an Englishwoman:" then maybe she'll say, "Forget! you forget yourself strangely, Petito."

So I shall tell my lady to-night, as I always do when she vexes me, that I never lived in an Irish family before, and don't know the ways of it then she'll tell me she was born in Hoxfordshire then I shall say, with my saucy look, 'Oh, was you, my lady I always forget that you was an Englishwoman: then may be she'll say, 'Forget! you forget yourself strangely, Petito. Then I shall say, with a great deal of dignity, 'If your ladyship thinks so, my lady, I'd better go. And I'd desire no better than that she would take me at my word; for my Lady Dashfort's is a much better place, I'm told, and she's dying to have me, I know."

"And she could not be five minutes in your grace's company, before she would tell you that she was Henglish, born in Hoxfordshire." "She must be a vastly amusing personage I should like to meet her if one could see and hear her incog.," said the duchess. "And Lord Clonbrony, what is he?" "Nothing, nobody," said Mrs. Dareville: "one never even hears of him." "A tribe of daughters, too, I suppose?"