The Gift - A Moment in Reflection, Autumn, 1920

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 08
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1976
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Language eng
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Date Modified 2005-02-26
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Title The Gift - A Moment in Reflection, Autumn, 1920
Description "I'm sorry . . . no, there is something else! I do have an old chair that looks worn! Follow me." Then they were in the backroom. Tobit, who was never actually asleep, opened his eyes for Mother, jumped out of the chair for Mr. Olsen, spit at Mr. Caldwell-Browne, and flashed past Miss Nilsson toward the open door. "This is the last chair I have," Mother said. "If this won't do, then ..." "It's perfect!" Mr. Caldwell-Browne exclaimed. "Let's take it over to the theatre. You can get that cat hair out of it, can't you?" "Surely," Mother said, picking up hairs with her fingers. "I'll do that, Gertrude," Mr. Olsen said, taking the chair. "We'll bring it back tomorrow night or the next day." He grunted under the weight of the chair. "No!" I cried out, running to the chair. "You can't take Tobit's chair!" They were startled because they hadn't seen me there. Mr. Olsen dropped the chair. "Nigel!" Mother exclaimed. "Of course he can. It will only be . . ." "No. It's Tobit's. He needs his chair. You gave it to him." "It will only be overnight," Mr. Olsen said. "Your cat can sleep somewhere else that long." "No, no! It's Tobit's." Now I was crying. "Nigel, stop that," Mother said. "They need to use the chair." "No. No." I felt a cold hand on my shoulder. I looked up into kind black eyes. "May we use it just tomorrow, long enough for the play, and no longer?" the actress said. She knelt down beside me. "You see, we need a chair for Mr. Lincoln," she went on -21-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 8
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Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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