Quotation by Samuel Butler

I said in my novel that the clergyman is a kind of human Sunday. Jones and I settled that my sister May was a kind of human Good Friday and Mrs. Bovill an Easter Monday or some other Bank Holiday.
Samuel Butler (1835–1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 34, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).

The novel to which Butler refers is Ernest Pontifex, or The Way of All Flesh.
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