"Never mind that. Sit down. You will not make me any worse, you may be sure of that." And he smiled affectionately on her.
"But I came to intrude my own troubles on you."
"All the better. That will help me forget mine."
Mrs. Little seated herself, and, after a slight hesitation, opened her battery thus:--"Well, my good friend, I am come to ask you a favor. It is to try and reconcile my brother and me. If any one can do it, you can."
"Praise the method, not the man. If one could only persuade you to put yourself in his place, and him to put himself in yours, you would be both reconciled in five minutes."
"You forget we have been estranged this five-and-twenty years."
"No I don't. The only question is, whether you can and will deviate from the practice of the world into an obese lunatic's system, both of you."
The doctor's eyes sparkled with satisfaction. "Well, then," said he, "first you must recollect all the differences you have seen between the male and female mind, and imagine yourself a man."
golden dragon. Max pulled the keys from his pocket, and
the Black Squire, and would have Birdalone tell her all
Habundia shook her head and knit her brows somewhat as
He left go of her therewith and stood trembling before
innocent purpose: each parish has a public musket, and
her sharp knife into her girdle, and forth they went both