Omniscience And Omnipotence: Punch Joke

bishop's wife

Bishop: Who is it that sees and hears all we do, and before whom even I am but as a crushed worm?

Page: The Missus, my Lord.

Punch, 1880 vol 79 p 63

The illustration is Mrs Proudie, the bishop’s wife in Barchester Towers via Gutenberg

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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