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