cheerful, and there were vases of flowers
upon the dresser and the window sills.
condition had been allowed to reach her;
Christmas, if I’m no worse,” she mused. “That means
be even more improved by then.”
and after a time, she rallied somewhat.
...but she realized even as she spoke that she could never expect Dick to understand or appreciate her feelings. If only he were saved himself! If only he realized his wife’s danger!”