"She went into the kitchen and came back after a moment with a small package which she held out to Kit shamefacedly. It was a bit of leftover apple tart" (Speare 124).
But I can't bear to think of anyone going hungry when we have such plenty.
"Together they spread the bunches of thatch, and Kit held them flat in place while he fastened with stout vines..." (Speare 126).
You are never to go to that place again, Katherine. I forbid it. (Speare 132).
I've been helping to thatch Hannah Tupper's roof
It has always been Mercy, from the very beginning (Speare 139).
They are perfect together!
"'If you will come courting such a headstrong, brazen girl,' he [Matthew] said indulgently, 'then I can only give you both my blessing.'...John stood dumbfounded, his pale face shocked completely colorless" (Speare 142).
"'Wait a moment, Kit' said William... 'Let me speak to your uncle.'" (Speare 144)