The love of a fine girl turns Bibbs' life from failure to success.
The love of a fine girl turns Bibbs life from failure to success.
"You—you mean—he—" Bibbs stammered, having begun to speak too quickly.
And Bibbs never, on any occasion of his life, either laughed aloud or wept.
"You could tell 'em you had writer's cramp," Bibbs suggested.
"Maybe they expected father to endow the school," Bibbs murmured.
Bibbs did not turn his head, but wagged it solemnly, seeming depressed by the poem.
"When I first came you couldn't look at me," Bibbs explained, in his impersonal way.
"It's exactly the word for the statue," said Bibbs, with conviction, as he climbed into the car.
And it seemed to Bibbs that she must have meant to convey her forgiveness.