I said, “Well, what are you going to do? You cannot carry water on both shoulders.”
“We will get your man,” said he. “That is the main thing.”
“Let me have my twenty-five dollars. Hand it over.”
“I have spent it all.”
“You sorry piece of trash!”
“I will try and get it back to you. I will send it to you.”
“That’s a big story! If you think you are going to cheat me like this you are mistaken! You have not seen the last of Mattie Ross, not by a good deal!”
I was so mad I could have bitten my tongue off. Sterling Price the cat sensed my mood and he tucked his ears back and scampered from my path, giving me a wide berth.
LoL. Ok, this made me laugh. The interaction a between Mattie and Rooster is fun.