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1903 edition. Excerpt: ... Tbunting for an apartment HERE, Dicky,
I'm all ready but my veil, and I'm going to let you tie it on for
me. Well, you needn't look so frightened, it won't hurt you. It's
quite time you learned how, for in just one month and six
days--O-o-o-h, Dicky You'll rub all the powder off--now don't be
foolish any more. I wonder when you'll get real sensible? I'll just
hate you when you do--so Now tie my veil; we haven't any time to
lose.... No, not another one. Now, just take the ends--no, don't
pull it. Wait--wait till I get it in the middle. Goodness It's all
come off. There, now--try again. Roll the ends--oh no, not as
though you were twisting a rope. Now tie it--easy--not so loose; it
feels floppy. Tighter U-u-h-h-h Untie it quick--I didn't know you
were so stupid.... Well, I have--Well, just once more.... I'll tie
it myself. Now I'm ready.... Take Jerry? Oh no; see, he's
asleep.... Leave him alone.... He's so big.... Well, I just want
you to know, Mr. Dick, I'm not going to be bossed and made to do
things I don't want to, and the sooner you understand it the
better, and I'm not going to take Jerry, and--... Whistles. Oh,
come on, Jerry--come on, old doggy Have you got the paper with
those advertisements I marked?... Then you've lost it....
Yes--yes--I did.... Dicky, I certainly gave it to you.... I don't
know where you put it.... No, I did No, I didn't You did I'll look
just to oblige you, but of course I know--Well, did you ever Here
it is on the table. I wonder how it got there--just where I left
it--but I remember perfectly well giving it--Never mind, we've got
it--that's the important thing. I have about engaged that girl I
spoke of.... No, I didn't ask her for her reference.... No, I
didn't exactly forget it, but I think it's insulting, ...
|Country of origin:
May Isabel Fisk
||246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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