THE POOL IN THE DESERT
By Sara Jeanette Duncan
1. A Mother in India.
2. An Impossible Ideal.
3. The Hesitation of Miss Anderson.
4. The Pool in the Desert.
1. A Mother in India
There were times when we had to go without puddings to pay John's
uniform bills, and always I did the facings myself with a cloth-ball
to save getting new ones. I would have polished his sword, too, if
I had been allowed; I adored his sword. And once, I remember, we