Colleges.' But his chef-d'ceuvre was his emphatic recognition of all the doctors, both the proctors, as if the numerical antithesis threw those excellent personages into a charming tableau vinant.' They proceeded down High Street, and then saw Mr. Baternan, a bore at least of the second magnitude. It is very difficult duly to delineate a borc in a narrative, for the very reason that he is a bore. But eventually the truth bursts on you, apparent dirae facies, you are in the clutches of a bore. You may yield, or you may flee; you cannot conquer.