ON THE ISLAND.
. . . Old Janet settled herself a little further off, winking and blinking at thought of the pleasure at hand. For at these times Nellie told them stories; and if you think they did not understand, I can only say that it was Nellie’e belief that her goats understood every word.
From the story “Nellie Ogg And Her Goats.”
Prattles For Our Boys and Girls.
Hurst & Co.: New York. 1912.