A Sunday at Dijon [3/8]
M M S, pseud. [Mary M Sherwood] *
The writer confesses that he had gained in his home town a better opinion of Roman Catholic priests than he ought to have done from seeing 'an old priest with white hair and meek deportment [...] culling plants under the hedges, wherewith at once to enrich his knowledge of botany and to improve the flavour of his soup maigre', and from having heard of this priest being attentive to his flock (182–83).
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