Monday, October 7, 2013

both

"My step-mother looked at me at least once on each of these miserable days, and said: 'Rose-Marie, you look very odd. I hope you are not going to have anything expensive. Measles are in Jena, and also the whooping-cough.'
'Which of them is the cheapest?' I inquired.
'Both are beyond our means,' said my step-mother severely."
Elizabeth von Arnim - Fraulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther

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