"And we assure you that was not ladies' work. 'Twas not till weeks we achieve' that. That geniuz Aline! she was the arshetec'. And those goldfishes like Aline are self-su'porting! We dispose them at the apothecary, Dauphine and Toulouse Street ha, ha, ha! Corinne, tha'z the egstent of commerce we ever been ab'e to make, eh?" "And now," said Aline, "the story." "Ah, yes," responded Mlle.