I know I do--teaching those tiresome children nearly all day, when I'm
longing to enjoy myself at home," began Meg, in the complaining tone again.
Well," I says, "it's a rough gang, them two frauds, and I'm
fixed so I got to travel with them a while longer, whether I want to or not -- I druther not tell you why; and if you was to blow on them this town would get me out of their claws, and I'd be all right; but there'd be another person that you don't know about who'd be in big trouble.
And when I grow up, I'll write one--but I'm
grown up now,' she added in a sorrowful tone; `at least there's no room to grow up any more HERE.
going in for painting I must do it thoroughly, and it's only in Paris that you can get the real thing.
sorry to say that my celebrated son has no manners.
almost ashamed to tell you what lengths I've gone to.
And will you make me big again, when I'm
ready to go away?
But this is a lonely place, and no good meat has passed by my cave for many years; so I'm
And as for his personal qualities, I'm
sure human eulogy couldn't go further.
You've struck me right along as a sensible-minded girl, and I don't think you'll take offence at what I'm
going to say.
Well, Polly, Toto's just a dog; but he has more sense than Button-Bright, to tell the truth; and I'm
very fond of him.
Yehs knows, damn it, yehs kin have all got, 'cause I'm
stuck on yehs, Nell, damn't, I--I'm
stuck on yehs, Nell--buy drinksh--damn't--we're havin' heluva time--w'en anyone trea's me ri'--I--damn't, Nell--we're havin' heluva--time.