A MEMBER of the Glasgow Gaelic
Club was so proud of his Celtic origin, as a Celt of the Celts, that he
was continually boasting of it. On one occasion, he exclaimed in the
hearing of Samuel Hunter, the famous and facetious editor of the
"I thank God that there is not a
single drop of Lowland blood in my veins!"
"My friend," slyly and dryly
rejoined Hunter, "I am glad to ken for a certainty that ye are thankfu’
for sma’ mercies!"