You are really improving! You look so much better already :)
I beg of you, for my sake and for our child's sake, as well as for your own, that you will never for one instant let that idea enter your mind! There is nothing so dangerous, so fascinating, to a temperament like yours. It is a false and foolish fancy. Can you not trust me as a physician when I tell you so?
She wants to escape. I see heads too.
I didn't realize for a long time what the thing was that showed behind, that dim sub-pattern, but now I am quite sure it is a woman. By daylight she is subdued, quiet. I fancy it is the pattern that keeps her so still. It is so puzzling. It keeps me quiet by the hour.
I've caught John starring several time LOOKING AT THE PAPER! And Jennie put her hand on it once. Nobody but me touches this paper! --NOT ALIVE!
I lie down ever so much now. John says it is good for me, and to sleep all I can. Indeed he started the habit by making me lie down for an hour after each meal. And that cultivates deceit, for I don't tell them I'm awake -- O no! The fact is I am getting a little afraid of John. He seems very queer sometimes, and even Jennie has an inexplicable look. It strikes me occasionally, just as a scientific hypothesis, -- that perhaps it is the paper!
She's everywhere! I run around the house trying to catch her but she disappears every time. And this smell i cannot bear! I feel like burning this house down!
Today is the last day, hooray! I pulled and she shook, I shook and she pulled, and before morning we had peeled off yards of that paper. No person touches this paper but me -- NOT ALIVE! Jennie tried to get me out of the room but i convinced her that it was calm and peaceful for me so i layed in bed. I really quite enjoy this room, now it is bare again.
I can't! The key is under the plantain leaf! --no it is outside under the plantain leaf!
This is quite embarrassing for her to be creeping around like that. I will lock the door so no one comes in because it's humiliating for her.
Honey, please open the door!
Now why should that man have fainted? But he did, and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!
I've got out at last," said I, "in spite of you and Jane. And I've pulled off most of the paper, so you can't put me back!
What is the matter? For God's sake, what are you doing!