The Splendid Fairing

The Splendid Fairing Excerpt They ll happen make friends when the rabbit makes friends wi the ferret Simon said grimly and the blackbird wi the cat I don t say Sarah isn t to blame in some ways but she s had a deal to

  • Title: The Splendid Fairing
  • Author: Constance Holme
  • ISBN: 9781408631102
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt They ll happen make friends when the rabbit makes friends wi the ferret, Simon said grimly, and the blackbird wi the cat I don t say Sarah isn t to blame in some ways, but she s had a deal to put up wi , all the same There s summat about Eliza as sets you fair bilin inside your bones It s like as if she d made up her mind to pipe Sarah s eye straight fromExcerpt They ll happen make friends when the rabbit makes friends wi the ferret, Simon said grimly, and the blackbird wi the cat I don t say Sarah isn t to blame in some ways, but she s had a deal to put up wi , all the same There s summat about Eliza as sets you fair bilin inside your bones It s like as if she d made up her mind to pipe Sarah s eye straight from the very start She never said ay to Will, for one thing, till Sarah and me had our wedding day fixed, and then danged if she didn t make up her mind to get wed that day an all She fixed same church, same parson, same day and same time, ay, an there s some folk say she d ha fixed on t same man if she d gitten chanst He paused for a moment to chuckle when he had said that, but he was too bitter to let his vanity dwell on it for long She tellt parson it was a double wedding or summat o the sort, but she never let wit on t to Sarah and me until she was fair inside door Sarah and me walked to kirk arm in arm, wi nowt very much by ordinar on our backs but Eliza come scampering up in a carriage and pair, donned up in a white gown and wi a gert, waggling veil Will was that shammed on it all he couldn t abide to look me in t face, but there, I reckon he couldn t help hisself, poor lad Sarah was that wild I could feel her fair dodderin wi rage as we stood alongside at chancel step She was that mad she could hardly shape to get her tongue round Weddin Service or owt, and when we was in t vestry I see her clump both her feet on the tail of Eliza s gown.

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