I picked up the nearest girl and announced very pointedly to my new mother,
"Ill take Elizabeth." She was as heavy as a badger. It is a curious feeling to
hold an infant one is not planning to steal; the very young convey a pleasant
The girls mother stopped and stared at me, and for a beat, she looked puzzled
and uncertain. "How did you know that was Elizabeth? Youve never been able to
tell them apart."
"Thats easy, Mom. Elizabeth has two dimples when she smiles and her names
longer, and Mary has just one."
"Arent you the clever one?" She picked up Mary and headed off downstairs.
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