A Distinction With A Difference by Falconbridge

Story type: Literature

A gentleman from “out ‘town,” came into Redding & Co.’s on Christmas day, and leaning thoughtfully over the counter, says he to Prescott, “Got any Psalms here?”

“N-n-no,” says Prescott, reflectingly, “but,” he continued, after a moment’s pause, and handing down a copy of Hood, “here’s plenty of old Joe’s!”

The out-of-town gentleman gave a glance at the pictures, and with a countenance indicative of having been tasting a crab-apple–left!

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