No, it’ll not do just to read the old tales out of a book. You’ve got to tell ’em to make ’em go right. Tom Hunt quoted in Grandfather Tales by Richard Chase.
From Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt (chapter 4): Suffering at the mercy of the elements was accepted by Jethro as being quite as natural as the hunger for green vegetables and fresh fruit that was always with him during the winter. When one found comfort, he was grateful, but he was never such aContinue reading “His mother had been careful to make him aware of that”