REGINALD by SAKI (H. H. MUNRO)
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Text prepared in May 1993 by
Reginald on Christmas Presents
Reginald on the Academy
Reginald at the Theatre
Reginald's Peace Poem
Reginald's Choir Treat
Reginald on Worries
Reginald on House-Parties
Reginald at the Carlton
Reginald on Besetting Sins
Reginald on Tariffs
Reginald's Christmas revel
The Innocence of Reginald
I did it---I should have known better. I persuaded
Reginald to go to the McKillops' garden-party against his
We all make mistakes occasionally. ``They know you're
here, and they'll think it so funny if you don't go. And I
want particularly to be in with Mrs. McKillop just now.''
``I know, you want one of her smoke Persian kittens as a
prospective wife for Wumples---or a husband, is it?''
(Reginald has a magnificent scorn for details, other than
sartorial . . .