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“I have never heard one.”

“And if we stayed here long enough, and imitated them very closely, do you suppose we would get to feel the same way?”

“I am sure of it.”

“It must be so pleasant to consider Kentucky the best part of the world, and your part of Kentucky the best of the State, and your family the best of all the best families in that best part, and yourself the best member of your family. Ought not that to make one perfectly happy?”

“I have often observed that it seems to do so.”

“It is delightful to remember that you approve of us. And we should feel so glad to be able to return the compliment. Good-bye!”


Any one would have to admit, however, that there is no sharpness in Georgiana’s pleasantry. The child-nature in her is so