"I thought you was somebody comin' to buy the the station. Magomery, he's buzznackin' roun' the run as usual," he continued, helping me to unsaddle. "Butler, he's laid up with the bung blight in both eyes. All the other fellers is out. Mrs. Bodysark" and his grin deepened "she 's all right.
That's the principal point I've seen in him; and we've been acquainted since we were about that high. It was always his way." "Who's this Mother Bodysark if it's a fair question?" asked Cooper. "Mrs. Beaudesart," corrected Thompson. "She's a widow woman sort of forty-second cousin to Mrs. Montgomery, and housekeeper at the station. I never heard of anybody grudging her to Collins."