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AUNT DICY
AND THE MAILMAN

“ . . . as long as Aunt Dicy lived on the Schultze farm she would
meet the mailman and give him a dime to bring her a dime box of snuff.”


Drawing by John Biggers: Aunt Dicy and the Mailman

ACCORDING TO
WHERE THE DROP FALLS

Son how long are you going to be with us? I don’t know,
Aunt Dicy,
replied Hezekiah, watching the small drop of snuff on the
end of Aunt Dicy’s toothpick as it threatened to loose from the stick
and fall in the biscuit dough. It’s according to where the drop falls.

Drawing by John Biggers: According to Where the Drop Falls

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