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Horne, The Rev. Augustus

An effervescent clergyman traveling in Belgium, who wagered his friend that he could wear the trousers of the Dutch General Chasse that they found in his old quarters. While the clergyman was in another room, a group of women tourists came in and snipped souvenirs from the clergyman’s own trousers, thinking they were the General’s. The difficulty of finding another pair of trousers, and the trip back to Brussels with the clergyman clad in red plush knee-breeches, are incidents in Relics of General Chasse.