Mother's Excitement Over Father's Old Sweetheart

      Bess Streeter Aldrich
Mother's Excitement Over Father's Old Sweetheart

It reaches white heat just as he starts for a class reunion which the hated rival is to attend
MRS. HENRY Y. MASON'S years numbered fifty-two, which means that she stood on that plateau of life where one looks both hopefully forward and longingly back. Life had been very gracious to Mother Mason. It had brought her health, happiness, and Henry; and sometimes in a spasm of loyal devotion, Mother decided that the greatest of these was Henry.
To-night, as she sat knitting by the library table, her heavy figure erect, her plump face, under its graying hair, radiating energy and kindliness, her health was evident.


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