"See, Mary, are not these flowers beautiful?" '"Deed and they are, miss. Many a time have I seen jist likc 'em on bunnits. Ain't it wonderful how nat'ral the Lord can make things?" "It isn't a bad trait in a boy to be cautious," said the puzzled father, "but when he goes and spends half of his fire cracker fund for árnica, he is-er-rather abnormal, don't you think?"