Now Master Stickles neither had, nor wished to have, any children.
You are a person who stickles for your hours—you won't do anything extra for me.'
He saw the danger of going any further in connection with the Stickles' cow affair.
Mrs. Stickles had left the wash-tub now and was standing before her visitor.
"Them's the exact words I said, an' them ain't all," rattled on Mrs. Stickles.
The Bishop looked up as the door opened and Mrs. Stickles entered.
"Dear, good man," and Mrs. Stickles wiped her eyes with the corner of her apron.
Scarcely had Mrs. Stickles ended, ere bells were heard outside.
Mrs. Stickles was about to speak, when a jingle of bells sounded outside.
"Your children are certainly a credit to you, Mrs. Stickles," remarked Mr. Westmore.