A HURLED-BACK Allegation, which, after a brief rest, had again
started forth upon its mission of mischief, met an Ink-stand in
'How did the Honourable Member whom you represent know that I was
coming again?' inquired the Hurled-back Allegation.
'He did not,' the Inkstand replied; 'he isn't at all forehanded at
'Why, then, do you come, things being even when he had hurled me
'He wanted to be a little ahead.'