Did you know that I am something of a chimist? I can tu'n litmus papeh 'ed by juz dipping it in SO3HO. Yesseh." "Yes," said Richling, "that's one thing that I have noticed, that you're very fertile in devices." "Yes," echoed Mary, "I noticed that, the first time you ever came to see us. I only wish Mr. Richling was half as much so." She beamed upon her husband. Narcisse laughed with pure pleasure.
Worthy son of a worthy motheh! Why, here he is! Howdy, John? I'm so proud to see Sisteh March here to-night; she told me at dinneh that she 'llowed to go back to Widewood this evenin'." "I see in the papeh she 'llowed to go this mawnin'," said Clay Mattox. John showed apologetic amusement. "That's my fault, I reckon, I understood mother to say she couldn't stay this evening."
Abraham Lincoln burst into the kitchen, and taking the dispatch from his hat said: "Hyah am a papeh or sumfin dat de agent down at de station done tole me to bring hyah jest as quick as I done could. He said hit done come ober a wire or a telugraph, or sumfin ob dat ere sort, and you must hab hit right-a-way."