They were making some progress all the girls felt keenly interested, and even a little bit excited. "Does this woman live with her at the Point?" ventured Grace. "Oh, to be sure she runs the Point, from all I hear," he replied. "But as I told you first thing, that Point is al'lus a pesky place and a good place to veer from."
"Now, see here, little girls," he answered; "you have almost thrown old Dave off his course. I don't know enough about the Point to speak of it. I'm tied here, like the 'Boy on the Burnin' Deck, and when I do leave quarters it is al'lus on government business. So don't take too seriously what I say, except this keep off Luna Land, and don't pester little Kitty."