Saturday, April 15, 2017

“Spare the finger-bowls!”

Wycliffe “Wick” Cutter is a member of the “fast set” in Black Hawk, Nebraska: gambler, money-lender, ruiner of hired girls. Mrs. Cutter (no first name) has other interests:

Willa Cather, My Ántonia (1918).

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comments: 1

Fresca said...

Oh, that's wonderful!

Just the other day I was standing in the china aisle at Salvation Army marveling at such a hand-painted plate--I remember my Missouri grandmother, head of the Lady's Garden Guild, painting such things--now marked $1.49 in black marker crayon at the thrift store...