Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

The conversation between the old feeble hobbling sexton and the writer is extremely funny. Contrast the behaviour of both bringing out the humour.


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This was asked before but I'm really not sure where it is in the book. The asker mentioned it is in chapter 7. This is all I could find,

"I shock respectable sextons by the imperturbability I am able to assume before exciting inscriptions, and by my lack of enthusiasm for the local family history, while my ill-concealed anxiety to get outside wounds their feelings."