She often wished to thank Mr. Benson and his sister, but she did not know how to tell the deep gratitude she felt, and therefore she was silent. But they understood her silence well. One day, as she watched her sleeping child, she spoke to Miss Benson, with whom she happened to be alone.
"Do you know of any cottage where the people are clean, and where they would not mind taking me in?" asked she. sex toys for man
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"I mean," said Ruth, "where I might lodge with my baby--any very poor place would do, only it must be clean, or he might be ill."
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Ruth did not lift up her eyes, but she spoke with a firmness which showed that she had considered the subject.
"I think I could make dresses. I know I did not learn as much as I might, but perhaps I might do for servants and people who are not particular."
"Servants are as particular as any one," said Miss Benson, glad to lay hold of the first objection that she could.
"Well! somebody who would be patient with me," said Ruth.
"Nobody is patient over an ill-fitting gown," put in Miss Benson. "There's the stuff spoilt, and what not!"