"And Mary darling," he mocked her, "you'd better take your chocolates with you." Mary said: "I don't want any chocolates, Papa." "Is that her contrariness, or just her Mariness?" "Whatever it is it's all the thanks you get, and serve you right, too," said Mamma. She went upstairs to persuade Dan that Papa didn't mean it. It was just his way, and they'd see he would be different to-morrow.