lady—of whom our fair
inconsequence: "This Miss Charity Lockyer has since been married to a
curate from Taunton Vale"—placed three empty teacups on a
challenged anybody to put ten lumps of sugar in them so that there
be an odd number of lumps in every cup.
young man, who has been to
Oxford University, and is studying the law, declared with some heat
beyond a doubt, there was no possible way of doing it, and he offered
give proof of the fact to the company."
must have been interesting
see his face when he was shown Miss Charity's correct answer.