But I reckon you know Ill never go to another danceunless I can take you.
took advantage of the moment, while she waschatting, to peep out of the window.
Sometimes I dont savvy you, he said dubiously. On the last of these occasions,
as he reached Lucys sideClara opened her eyes to see him. It was not possible
then for Lucy to say what she thought.
Yet they were compelledto farm to raise
food for themselves and grain for horses and hogs. That checked all fun-loving
impulses in Lucy.
Lucy was hard put to it to remainin her seat; in fact, she
succeeded only part of the time. A few acres slashed dontmake much of a hole in
The children made it a play, a game,a delight, over which they
screamed and fought. Reckon it would, but hes goin to do it, returned Mrs. Lucy
thought thetransformation almost incredible. Then the other trees were as large
Wal, you know you played hob with the boys.
Manifestly Edd was
the captain of this bean-picking regiment. Wal, reckon were all heah, he said
But Edd oughtnt to wait no longer, protested Mrs. An if thats all the
baggage we can be movin along. You think maybe she oughtntgo with Joe because
itll only make him worse. Yet withal they showedproficiency and industry.
dispelled any idea thatthere was connection between the red and white beans and
Sam aint a-goin to, returned her husband.
It doesnt matter how you feel
about it, laughed Lucy.
This wilderness, these backwoods people, willchange
your whole outlook on life. This woodland differed from any she had visited.