"Doll hair and blue glass doll eyes,"Roderick muttered to Jasper. "Say hello nicely to little Laura," there mother said.
"You shouldn't have done that," Laura protested mildly "Those spotty mushrooms are very poisonous. I knew a man who died from just a teeny weeny mouthful."
"What I would really like to see is the dead cat",Laura said "then I could see if it was... sacrificed".
It seems a shame, though, that your mother lets that hemlock grow so close to the water... it could kill the goldfish'', Laura said. "Its watercress ", Jasper snapped. "Oh but you're wrong, Jasper!"Laura said
Jasper and Roderick eyed the 'watercress' sandwiches, wondering if it was hemlock.