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dle-aged or elderly men
seated around a table
groaning under a collec
tion of bottles of all
shapes and sizes, addre
ssing each other in lab
oured inverted English.
The German love of tit
les is a matter of comm
on knowledge. All these
business men had honor
ific appellations which
they translated into E
nglish and introduced s
crupulously into every
sentence. The conversat
ion was something like
this: "But, Mr. Over-In
spector of Railways, I
do not think that you u
nderstand rightly what
Mr. Factory Director Sp
iegelberg says. Mr. Fac
The Days Before Yesterday by Hamilton, Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1856-1928
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