27 JUNE 1896, Page 33


[To THE EDITOR Or THE " srEcuroa.i SIR,—The fatted "bull" can grow as well on English ground as on Irish. This very afternoon a lady of my acquaintance, having some slight difference of opinion with her husband, and getting perhaps just a little impatient (as I thought, because she had not quite the best of the argument), ex- claimed : " Oh, if you'll only hold your tongue, you may say just what you like." The lady had no connection whatever with Ireland.—I am, Sir, &c.,