Chapter 13 - (VERSO)
“Why, Em’line made me,” said Prissy, as if there couldn’t be any appeal from that; and I knew there couldn’t – for Prissy. I also knew that if Stephen wanted to see Prissy again Emmeline must know nothing of it, and I told him so when he came down the next evening – to borrow a hoe, he said. It was a long way to come for a hoe.
“Then what am I to do?” he said. “It wouldn’t be any use to write, for it would likely fall into Emmeline’s hands. She won’t let Prissy go anywhere alone after this, and how am I to know when the old cat is
From "The Courting of Prissy Strong."