Mr Clementine Hoffman
From: Clementine Hoffman <email@example.com>
Date: Sep 19, 2006 3:29 PM
Tell me what youhave done so far
and are planning to do next. My opinion in such thingsdoesnt count;
I dont know anything about them. My opinion in such thingsdoesnt
count; I dont know anything about them. If shehad asked he would
have told her, but she did not ask. In thisworld every living soul
is selfish underneath. Women are like that; they enjoy playing theLady
Bountiful act. Ill be downafter supper and help with the hallelujahs.
Banks had so far adhered to his resolution not to call at theTruman
home. Keep them bothdangling for the present, if you can; that will
be best, perhaps.
Twenty-six year old, or whatever it is, andpicked out for such an
important job as this. And yet, under suchcircumstances, it is always
safer. You said you didnt know whether you were or not. I dont want
to die, but I give you my word Ihad rather die than be poor again.
It provides this house and the wherewithalto keep it. I have taken
pains to see that you had practically everythingyou wanted since
you lived with me. Tell me what youhave done so far and are planning
to do next.
Christopher Trent remained but a few minutes in the Truman hallafter
Banks Bradfords departure. It seemed to him that her manner changed,
became a little moreconstrained. Which, she said, brings us back
to thequestion I asked in the beginning. Surely youmust understand
what a tremendous piece of luck this is. In the intervals of hislabors
he thought of her a great deal. But, Elizabeth, I am afraid we must
talk, bothof us, and keep on talking for awhile. Sherose from the
chair, put her arms about him and kissed him. Go on; take your bigchance
and get to be the great man we all know you will be.