"I don't want her to play with us," said Tootsie, and he half turned his back.
"Now Tootsie," said Mr. Bedelle, elevating a cautionary finger.
Tootsie, staring at the phonograph, began seriously to consider.
"Perhaps you know, too, who stole my phonograph," said Tootsie angrily.
Tootsie searched her sister's bedroom and then called Skippy into consultation.
"I should have offered a dollar and no more," said Tootsie to herself.
Tootsie stood stock still and listened with a pumping heart.
"All right, I guess I can wait if you can," said Tootsie, settling down.
"You'll get the licking of your life," said Tootsie, looking at him steadily.
Tootsie Wootsie struggles madly to keep her dressing-gown round her.