“…a very big, limber and expansive mouth.”

W. K. Pendleton’s brother, who by around 1902 was living at the historic Cuckoo House, remembered Henry Clay, who was “passing in a stage coach from Washington City, who dined with his father–‘a most entertaining talker, his most conspicuous feature being a very big, limber and expansive mouth.'”

–Frederick D. Power, Life of William Kimbrough Pendleton, LL.D. (St. Louis: Christian Publishing Company, 1902), p. 40.

Goes to show you do not know how you will be remembered and once you’re gone your expansive mouth will have no say in the matter. Ponder this.

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