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But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)


Yeah. And life and death have its drawbacks...
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But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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It's from Three Men in The Boat.
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Context from : Three Men in a Boat: (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

Chapter III.

ARRANGEMENTS SETTLED. – HARRIS’S METHOD OF DOING WORK. – HOW THE ELDERLY, FAMILY-MAN PUTS UP A PICTURE. – GEORGE MAKES A SENSIBLE, REMARK. – DELIGHTS OF EARLY MORNING BATHING. – PROVISIONS FOR GETTING UPSET.



You will find the boat easier to pull then, and it will not be so liable to upset, and it will not matter so much if it does upset; good, plain merchandise will stand water. You will have time to think as well as to work. Time to drink in life’s sunshine – time to listen to the AEolian music that the wind of God draws from the human heart-strings around us – time to -

I beg your pardon, really. I quite forgot.

Well, we left the list to George, and he began it.

“We won’t take a tent, suggested George; “we will have a boat with a cover. It is ever so much simpler, and more comfortable.”

It seemed a good thought, and we adopted it. I do not know whether you have ever seen the thing I mean. You fix iron hoops up over the boat, and stretch a huge canvas over them, and fasten it down all round, from stem to stern, and it converts the boat into a sort of little house, and it is beautifully cosy, though a trifle stuffy; but there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.


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