One wouldn’t mind if the Methodists didn’t laugh so about it. But there’s one comfort—they can’t criticize his sermons. He wakes up when he’s in the pulpit, believe ME. And the Methodist minister can’t preach at all—so they tell me. I have never heard him, thank goodness.”
Miss Cornelia’s scorn of men had abated somewhat since her marriage, but her scorn of Methodists remained untinged of charity. Susan smiled slyly.
“They do say, Mrs. Marshall Elliott, that the Methodists and Presbyterians are talking of uniting,” she said.