all in!" said Sunny Boy sharply.
The army, six small boys distributed comfortably over the front steps, scrambled to obey. That is, all except one, who remained seated, a sea shell held over each ear.
"I said 'Fall in,'" repeated Sunny Boy patiently, as a general should speak.
"I heard you the first time," admitted the small soldier. "Did you know these shells made a noise, Sunny?"
"Of course," answered Sunny... more...