NAT ON THE FARM
"Nat, where have you been?"
"Been fishing," answered the boy addressed, a sturdy youth of sixteen, with clear blue eyes and sandy hair.
"Fishin'? And who said you could go fishin'?" demanded Abner Balberry, in his high, nervous voice.
"Nobody said I could go," answered the boy, firmly. "But I thought you'd all like to have some fish for supper, so I went."
"Humph! I suppose you thought as how them taters would hoe themselves,... more...