…in turn, whether it be our chief hostess herself, whose good heart, whose too good heart, has become a byword with all who know her, or her sister, who seems to be gifted with perennial youth and whose singing must have been a surprise and a revelation to us all tonight, or, last but not least, when I consider our youngest hostess, talented, cheerful, hard-working and the best of nieces, I confess, Ladies and Gentlemen, that I do not know to which of them I should award the prize.
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It was a revelation to me. Until they gave us those tests, I had no idea that I was better than most people at clerical accuracy.
I was leaning toward voting for her, but her stance on education policy was a revelation to me.