brought up in the thick of things entirely lack. They have both had things from the time they were babies;
Dear Mr. Trustee, I was planning to surprise you by writing a great novel before
DEAR SIR: I am in receipt of a letter from Mrs. Lippett. Since I probably have no place to go this summer, she will let me
descended from the ancient Romans, or I may be a Viking's daughter, This letter sounds as though I had hydrophobia, but I haven't. I
Oh, Daddy, I'm so excited! I can't wait till daylight to explore.
Should you mind, just for a little while, pretending you are
I have the honour to report fresh explorations in the field of geometry.
We do arrive fast in America!
to tell me that Mr. John Smith was going to send me to college.
and apron, fetched out twenty-two other white caps and aprons--
You are awfully good, Daddy, to bother yourself with me, when you're