Passages from a Relinquished Work
He felt a natural kindness for me after thus relieving my necessities, and showed it by becoming less reserved. On my part, I professed never to have relished a dinner better; and, in requital of the stranger's hospitality, solicited the pleasure of his company to supper.
"Where? At your home?" asked he.
"Yes," said I, smiling.
"Perhaps our roads are not the same," observed he.
"O, I can take any road but one, and yet not miss my way," answered I. "This morning I breakfasted at home; I shal