Notes - (VERSO)
growled Thomas. He detests Emmeline Strong, and always did.
“She’s that, all right,“ I agreed, “and that is just the reason she can turn poor Prissy any way she likes. You mark my words, she’ll put her foot right down on this as soon as she finds it out.“
Thomas said that I was probably right. I lay awake for a long time after I went to bed that night, thinking of Prissy and Stephen. As a general rule I don’t concern my head about other people’s affairs, but Prissy was such a helpless creature I couldn’t get her off my mind,
Twenty years ago Stephen Clark had tried to go with Prissy Strong.
From "The Courting of Prissy Strong."