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Well, I wasn't in no mood to be scolded. So I said :
" I guess he is such a wonderful pitcher and card player that you wished you had married him."
" Well," she said, " at least he ain't a baby to give up pitching because his thumb has got a few scratches."
" And how about you," I said, "making a fool of yourself on the roque court and then pretending your back is lame and you can't play no more! "
" Yes," she said, "but when you hurt your thumb I didn't laugh at you, and why did you laugh at me when I sprained my back? "
" Who could help from laughing! " I said. "Well," she said, " Frank Ilartsell didn't laugh." "Well," I said, " why didn't you marry him? " Well," said Mother, " I almost wished I had! "
" And I wished so, too! " I said.
" I'll remember that! " said Mother, and that's the last word -he said to me for two davs.
We seen the Hartsells the next day in the Park and I was willing to apologize, but they just nodded to us. And a couple days later we heard they had left for Orlando, where they have got relatives.
I wished they had went there in the first place.
Mother and I made it up setting on a bench.
" Listen, Charley," she said. " This is our Golden Honeymoon and we don't want the whole thing spoilt with a silly old quarrel."
" Well," I said, "did you mean that about wishing you had married Hartsell?"
" Of course not," she said, " that is, if you didn't mean that you wished I had, too."
So I said:
" I was just tired and all wrought up. I thank God you chose me instead of him as they's no other woman in the world who I could of lived with all these years."
" How about Mrs. Hartsell ?" says Mother.
" Good gracious! " I said. " Imagine being married to a woman that plays five hundred like she does and drops her teeth on the roque court ! "
" Well," said Mother, " it wouldn't be no worse than being married to a man that expectorates towards ladies and is such a fool in a checker game."
So I put my arm around her shoulder and she stroked my hand and I guess we got kind of spoony.

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