Mr. Burd sank into a chair before the fire. “Now, wait a minute,” he said. “After Jon gets me a drink of water and Sally fetches my slippers and Andy puts Molly in the barn and Mother sits and rests herself, I”ll tell you all about it” (26).
-“By Wagon and Flatboat” by Enid La Monte Meadowcroft
That sounds like something my Dad would say! Mamas sure work hard, don’t they?