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The Anecdotage of Glasgow
Samuel Hunter and the Ultra Celt

A MEMBER of the Glasgow Gaelic Club was so proud of his Celtic origin, as a Celt of the Celts, that he was continually boasting of it. On one occasion, he exclaimed in the hearing of Samuel Hunter, the famous and facetious editor of the Glasgow Herald:

"I thank God that there is not a single drop of Lowland blood in my veins!"

"My friend," slyly and dryly rejoined Hunter, "I am glad to ken for a certainty that ye are thankfu’ for sma’ mercies!"

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