Unformatted text preview: but Uncle Silas he said there warn’t no occa- sion to be — boys will be boys, he said, and you’ll see this one turn up in the morning all sound and right. So she had to be satisfied. But she said she’d set up for him a while anyway, and keep a light burning so he could see it. And then when I went up to bed she come up with me and fetched her candle, and tucked me in, and mothered me so good I felt mean, and like I couldn’t look her in the face; and she set down on the bed and talked with me a long time, and said what a splendid boy Sid was, and didn’t seem to want to ever stop talking about him; and...
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- Fall '08
- English, 2005 singles, Sid, uncle silas, splendid boy Sid, brown study, uncle ‘ll