Excerpt: ...small for me so far. I have had to have help, I know, but it will support my new life. I never was really grateful to father for that money till now. It makes me independent of you, Tom." Edith, glaring inimically from her corner, exclaimed, "Grateful to her father! That's good!" "My dear girl," said Tom, "we've never told you before, ...
Excerpt: ...small for me so far. I have had to have help, I know, but it will support my new life. I never was really grateful to father for that money till now. It makes me independent of you, Tom." Edith, glaring inimically from her corner, exclaimed, "Grateful to her father! That's good!" "My dear girl," said Tom, "we've never told you before, because we hoped to spare your feelings, but the time has come now. That stock father left you hasn't paid a dividend for a dozen years. It isn't worth its weight in paper. I have paid four hundred dollars, and Edith has been kind and generous enough to contribute four hundred dollars more, to keep you in carfares, young lady. It isn't much in order to talk of your independence around here." The color mounted to Ruth's cheeks. She straightened. "What do you mean?" she asked. "Exactly what I say. You haven't a penny of income. Edith and I are responsible for your living, and I want you to understand clearly that I shall not support a line of conduct which does not meet with my approval. Nor Edith either, I rather imagine." "No, indeed, I won't," snapped out Edith. "I shan't pay a cent more. It's only rank ingratitude I get for it anyhow." "Do you mean to say," said Ruth in a low voice
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