Suddenly, all the women began to speak at once saying, "Who is it?", "Who's got it?", It is the Dunbars?" , "Is it the Watsons?' Then the voices began to say, "It's Hutchinson. It's Bill," "Bill Hutchinson's got it"
"Who has it?"
"The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day..."
"Show us her paper"
"Most of them were quiet. Wetting their lips. Not looking around."
"It isn't fair"
"It's Tessie," Mr. Summers said, and his voice was hushed. "Show us her paper Bill."
"She held her hands out desperately as the villagers moved in on her. "It isn't fair," she said."