Funny / The Man Who Was Thursday

  • Gregory's attempts at disguising his anarchy are... well, let's just say they bring Invader ZIM to mind more than anything else.
    "...I dressed up as a bishop. I read up all about bishops in our anarchist pamphlets, in Superstition the Vampire and Priests of Prey. I certainly understood from them that bishops are strange and terrible old men keeping a cruel secret from mankind. I was misinformed. When on my first appearing in episcopal gaiters in a drawing-room I cried out in a voice of thunder, 'Down! down! presumptuous human reason!' they found out in some way that I was not a bishop at all..."
  • Syme's elaborate (and not entirely sober) plan to provoke the Marquis into a duel, with a very precise sequence of events. He's quite startled when someone points out that it might not necessarily go the way he plans.