"'Perhaps a trifle too punctually, though not yet quite lamentably bald'"
Henry James
Public DomainHenry James - Credit: John Singer Sargent

This is part of a description of the character Lord John in the first chapter of Henry James's 1911 novel The Outcry.

The full sentence reads, 'Active, yet insubstantial, he was slight and short and a trifle too punctually, though not yet quite lamentably bald.'

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