"And I'll ask Papa to give some medicine to his darling daughter, because. . . .because she laughs and laughs,"
"Papa will give medicine to Beeta,"
Being the youngest child in the family I received everyone's attention and affection. Papa of course, was the most affectionate.
I ran from one end of the verandah to the other and then onto the balcony, staying close to Papa's room to attract his attention while I played. I swung on the curtain, thumped on the door, tap ped on the table, pulled and pushed the chair. "Look, Bhaiya, what a variety of sounds they make,"