in Last Chronicle of Barset

Chapter 73 – There is Comfort at Plumstead

They say he’s not very good at talking English, but put him on in Greek and he never stops

This is Archdeacon Grantly’s comment about Mr. Crawley’s education. By stating this, Archdeacon Grantly does recognize the intellectual capacity of Mr. Crawley, but perhaps this is a way of saying how Crawley is an odd man.  [AM 2006]