Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A Little Giggle


I am rereading Anne of Avonlea and this scene made me giggl.  Anne talking to a bachelor neighbor.  (24)

“Mrs. Milton White says she never met a perfect person, but she’s heard enough about one . . .her husband’s first wife.  Don’t you think it must be very uncomfortable to be married to a man whose first wife was perfect?”

“It would be more uncomfortable to be married to the perfect wife.”

4 comments:

  1. This did indeed make me giggle. :) I can tell you that my husband doesn't have that problem (being married to a perfect wife that is.0

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  2. I know Rob isn't married to a perfect woman. Earlier he winced at some pain and I whimpered.

    "I hate being in pain," he said.

    "I hate your being in pain," I replied. "Unless I inflicted it, that is."

    Poor thing. Not even a week after his surgery and most of my sympathy is already out the window.

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  3. Gosh. Your comment just made me laugh so hard. :D
    Thanks! (And sorry for being such a lurker, but you know... that awkward kind of feeling to repeat oneself and comment without saying much of interest etc...)

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  4. Just so long as you occasionally come out from hiding so I don't forget you (as if reading your blog would ever allow me to do so), lurking is fine by me. Goodness knows, I am often remiss in leaving comments. Doesn't mean I'm not reading, just means I am not thinking of something so clever to say that I simply must say it. You know, not unlike now. Totally unclever.

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