The Truth Again

In Wilkie Collins’, “Moonstone”, there is the delightful sentence of a thought unspoken by the head of Lady Verinder’s household servants, Gabriel Betteredge, “I am (thank God!) constitutionally superior to reason.” There is nothing like an English servant in literature, and Betteredge is one of the better edges that I have found. I recommend the hubristic Betteredge for a good read.

 

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