of May; and when it would come out again, heaven only knew!’

time:2023-12-05 07:51:29 source:Tears down the net author:science

‘The wind is veering round, my dear,’ said Mr. Hale, looking out at the smoke, which drifted right from the east, only he did not yet understand the points of the compass, and rather arranged them ad libitum, according to circumstances.

of May; and when it would come out again, heaven only knew!’

‘Don’t tell me!’ said Mrs. Hale, shuddering up, and wrapping her shawl about her still more closely. ‘But, east or west wind, I suppose this man comes.’

of May; and when it would come out again, heaven only knew!’

‘Oh, mamma, that shows you never saw Mr. Thornton. He looks like a person who would enjoy battling with every adverse thing he could meet with — enemies, winds, or circumstances. The more it rains and blows, the more certain we are to have him. But I’ll go and help Dixon. I’m getting to be a famous clear-starcher. And he won’t want any amusement beyond talking to papa. Papa, I am really longing to see the Pythias to your Damon. You know I never saw him but once, and then we were so puzzled to know what to say to each other that we did not get on particularly well.’

of May; and when it would come out again, heaven only knew!’

‘I don’t know that you would ever like him, or think him agreeable, Margaret. He is not a lady’s man.’

Margaret wreathed her throat in a scornful curve.

‘I don’t particularly admire ladies’ men, papa. But Mr. Thornton comes here as your friend — as one who has appreciated you’—

‘The only person in Milton,’ said Mrs. Hale.

‘So we will give him a welcome, and some cocoa-nut cakes. Dixon will be flattered if we ask her to make some; and I will undertake to iron your caps, mamma.’

(Editor:science)

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