Unformatted text preview: ‘What DOES the child mean?’ ‘I mean every word I SAY, Aunt Sally, and if some- body don’t go, I’LL go. I’ve knowed him all his life, and so has Tom, there. Old Miss Watson died two months ago, and she was ashamed she ever was going to sell him down the river, and SAID so; and she set him free in her will.’ ‘Then what on earth did YOU want to set him free for, seeing he was already free?’ ‘Well, that IS a question, I must say; and just like women! Why, I wanted the ADVENTURE of it; and I’d...
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- Fall '08
- English, Aunt Sally, old Miss Watson