One morning the girl was very thoughtful, and answered at random, and did not seem to Toad to be paying proper attention to his witty sayings and sparkling comments.
`Toad,’ she said presently, `just listen, please. I have an aunt who is a washerwoman.’
`There, there,’ said Toad, graciously and affably, `never mind; think no more about it. I have several aunts who OUGHT to be washerwomen.’