I suppose she wouldn’t have him on account of the children—at least, everybody seems to think so.”
“I do not believe that he ever asked her,” said Susan, who could not conceive of any one refusing a minister.
“Well, nobody knows anything about THAT. But one thing is certain, he doesn’t go there any longer. And Rosemary didn’t look well all the spring. I hope her visit to Kingsport will do her good. She’s been gone for a month and will stay another month, I understand. I can’t remember when Rosemary was away from home before. She and Ellen could never bear to be parted. But I understand Ellen insisted on her going this time. And meanwhile Ellen and Norman Douglas are warming up the old soup.”