Quick thinking Anecdotes (Post No.3049)

 

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Compiled by london swaminathan

Date: 10th    August 2016

Post No. 3049

Time uploaded in London :– 17-45

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A teacher of psychology, F.L .Thomason of San Francisco was accosted by a hold up man late one night. Thinking quickly Thomason asked the thief for a dime, and started a rambling hard luck story. Astonished, the bandit admitted his original intention and gave his intended victim a ten cent piece. The professor went home with his dime and the 200 dollars that was in his wallet.

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Pope and Young Man

Alexander Pope, sneering at the ignorance of a young man,asked him if he knew what an interrogation was?

“Yes,sir, said he, it is a little crooked thing that asks questions .”

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Robertson and Johnson

Dr Robertson observed that Dr Johnson s jokes were the rebukes of the righteous, described in Scripture as being like an excellent oil

“Yes, exclaimed, Edmund Burke, oil of vitriol”.

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Duke of Cumberland

The Duke of Cumberland being once in company with Samuel Foote, was so delighted with the wit of the actor, that he said,

“Mr Foote,  I swallow all the good things you say”

“Do you, replied Foote, then your royal highness has an excellent digestion, for you never bring any of them up again”.

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Lincoln

When practising law in Illinois, Lincoln was sent a subscription paper in behalf of the worn out trouser seat of his opponent He returned the paper with the remarks, I refuse to subscribe to the end in view.

–Subham–

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