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6. The Great Road
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aren't ready to use. That will help you to remember the main   facts."
   So next day when I was called upon to recite, I told about  Dolly's method of getting upstairs.
   "I don't believe it," the teacher said.
   "But it's true," I insisted.
   "Who told you ?"
    "Aunt Sophy — she's a teacher at Winsor School and she   ought to know."
   When my cousin Andy Fiske was a little boy he went out with  his Uncle Will Farlow one morning to look for mushrooms. Suddenly his uncle had a dreadful fit of sneezing. When he       finally regained control of himself he asked Andy, "What would  you do if you had a sneezing fit like that?"
   "I'd turn my head the other way," Andy replied.
   "That's a good idea," said his uncle. "And who taught you to     do that?"
    "Aunt Sophy."


    Aunt Manie, another of my mother's sisters, married Uncle  Oney Robbins, my father's first cousin, hence their children       were both my first and second cousins. When their oldest child Sally was a baby, the Robbinses hired a house on Love Lane  about a quarter of a mile from us, and one night Sally went into      a crying tantrum that could be heard up and down the street.      My parents thought she was being maltreated and rushed down    to give Aunt Manic what for. But still Sally cried. Then our       nurse Jenney — she had also taken care of my mother and