’And what’s the prerogative of a woman, in the name of Goodness?’ cried the relict of Mr. Corney deceased.
’These women at least shall continue to respect the prerogative.
’I am going to sit here, as long as I think proper, ma’am,’ rejoined Mr. Bumble; ’and although I was not snoring, I shall snore, gape, sneeze, laugh, or cry, as the humour strikes me; such being my prerogative.’
This done, she created a little variety by scratching his face, and tearing his hair; and, having, by this time, inflicted as much punishment as she deemed necessary for the offence, she pushed him over a chair, which was luckily well situated for the purpose: and defied him to talk about his prerogative again, if he dared.
(Yourprerogative!’ sneered Mrs. Bumble, with ineffable contempt.
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It is the President’s prerogative to grant pardons.
My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment.