Wife to be considered--and then, a Naiad--eh?
His friend. She's half in the water.
The P. P. Yes, but then--those lily-leaves in her hair, you know, and--and coming up all dripping like that--no, it's hardly worth while bringing out the paper again!
The I. Y. P. Isn't this queer--"Neptune's Horses"?--They can't be intended to represent waves, surely!
Her Mother. It's impossible to tell what the Painter intended, my dear, but I never saw waves so like horses as that.
IN THE NORTH ROOM.
The I. Y. P. "Cain's First Crime." Why, he's only feeding a stork! I don't see any crime in that.
Her Mother. He's giving it a live lizard, my dear.
The I. Y. P. But storks like live lizards, don't they? And ADAM and EVE are looking on, and don't seem to mind.
Her Mother. I expect that's the moral of it. If they'd taken it away from him, and p