- This is from a ranger company (18th century) in calf.
> A vagabond in 18th-century England, exhausted and famished,
> a"George and the Dragon."
> roadside Inn with a sign reading:
>wife stuck her head out a window.
> He knocked.
> The Innkeeper's
> "Could ye spare somevictuals?"
> The woman glanced at his shabby, dirty clothes. "No!" sheshouted.
> "Could I have a pint of ale?"shouted.
> "No!" she
> "Could I at least use your privy?"again.
> "No!" she shouted
> The vagabond said, "Might I please...?"woman screeched, not allowing him to finish.
> "What now?" the
> "D'ye suppose," he asked,"that I might have a word with George?"