The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young:|
Bessie Bell wondered how they could have done that, those little
girls. But she saw, and was so glad to see, that this lady was very
wise, and that she understood all the things that little girls
But though there was a difference, a very great difference, between
Mamas and Ladies it was very hard to tell--unless you asked.
One day a large fat lady took Bessie Bell on her lap. That was very
strange to Bessie Bell--to sit on top of anybody.
And the lady made a rabbit, and a pony, and a preacher, all out of a
handkerchief and her nice fat fingers. And then she made with the
same handkerchief and fingers a Mama holding a Baby.