The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman:|
tell them I know nothing about it."
"There isn't any girl," said the rector, wearily.
"Sally, do explain."
Dr. Trumbull listened. "I have known such
cases," he said when Sally had finished.
"What did you do for them?" Sally asked, anx-
"Nothing. Such cases have to be cured by time.
Children get over these fancies when they grow up."
"Do you mean to say that we have to put up with
big sister Solly until Content is grown up?" asked