The woman was, as Prissy had assured Abram, “tickled to pieces.”
I'll not deny that Prissy and I were wondering at your absence.
We were going upstairs, Prissy and I; the girl had been in bed for an hour.
For look you, Prissy, an' it were not true, it would be a lie.
Would these boys let her keep them in order as Bertie was kept by Prissy and Milly?
It had77 never occurred ...