Uncensored Recollections #2 – Colonel Thorn and the Sherry

The second part of Osgood’s reflections is a sarcastic account of Charles Lever tasting sherry with Colonel Thorn.

The Marquis de Penafiel mentioned in the excerpt was a Spanish noble and either the 11th or 12th Duke of Osuna. Charles Lever was an Irish writer and editor, author of The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer among other novels.

11th Duke of Osuna
Charles Lever

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