"But why? What object can he have?""I don't care to have it known that I ever heard of the man. Frank Dudley might write to Oliver what I have said, and then it would get to the ears of this man Bundy. I have nothing against him, remember. In fact I am grateful to him for taking the boy off my hands. If we are wise, we shall say nothing to separate them."
"Well, I am glad to hear it. The boss is always a-complainin' that trade is dull, and he must cut me down. If he does I'll sink into a hungry grave, that's all."
属羊的2014年命运>>Mr. Graham was a merchant in Chicago, where business detained him and prevented his joining his wife. She was only to stay a few weeks, and the time had nearly expired when little Florette was taken sick with a contagious disease. The mercenary nurse fled. Mrs. Graham's relations, also concerned for their safety, left the sorrow-stricken mother alone in the house, going to a neighboring town to remain till the danger was over. Human nature was unlovely in some of its phases, as Mrs. Graham was to find out.
"You say right, boy, Rupert is not a common name. That is what encourages me. Well, shall we go back?"
属羊的2014年命运>>"No love lost between us," returned Roland at once, applying the remark to himself."Lie down there, honeys," she said with generous hospitality, proposing to resign her own bed to her unexpected guests."Well, he is about thirty-five years old, and――"