Isaac came behind Levi and gave his coat a pull and toddled off with a yell of delight. "Be quiet, Ikey!" cried Esther. "If you don't behave better I shan't sleep in your new bed." "Oh yeth, you mutht, Ethty," lisped Ikey, his elfish face growing grave. He went about depressed for some seconds. "Kids are a beastly nuisance," said Levi, "don't you think so, Esther?"