She spoke as if it were a story of yesterday, and added, 'Indeed, they made the common people have all sorts of superstitious fancies
about the room where she died- that old part of the house.
It makes me laugh to think of your being a doctor and going back to that country town to throw yourself away for the fancies
and silly theories of a man who has lived like a hermit.
I never imagined that she was cross because she was suffering, but father says all her gloomy fancies
and tiresome little ways came from her bad health.