"smallest room in my house"
Posted by Barry Jacobs on July 12, 2000
Can anyone tell me the provenance of the following rejoinder? It sounds to me like Churchill, but I can't swear to it:
"Sir, I'm am in the smallest room of my house. Your letter is before me. Soon it will be behind me."
- A letter from Max Reeger (1873-1916) to a critic. Bruce Kahl 07/12/00