Unformatted text preview: But they ducked their heads, and put their fingers in their mouths, and hid behind her. So she run on: ‘Lize, hurry up and get him a hot breakfast right away — or did you get your breakfast on the boat?’ I said I had got it on the boat. So then she started for the house, leading me by the hand, and the children tagging after. When we got there she set me down in a split-bottomed chair, and set herself down on a little low stool in front of me, holding both of my hands, and says: ‘Now I can have a GOOD look at you; and, laws-a- me, I’ve been hungry for it a many and a many a time, all...
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- Summer '13
- English, Tom, little white children