Betsey Bobbitt was once a bit lady whose genuine identify used to be Elizabeth, yet who, each time she had whatever to inform, got here dashing to her mom and bobbed approximately so much—just could not continue still—that she earned the identify Betsey Bobbitt.
Now, the humorous half concerning the nickname was once that it used to be now not constantly acceptable; it basically equipped whilst she got here bobbing in with "Oh, mother!" and from side to side she might bob, like—like—well, in the event you ever observed a stressed tiger on the circus, or on the zoo, speed backward and forward in his cage bobbing his head, you'll recognize simply how Betsey Bobbitt seemed as she informed her little story.
Like so much little ladies, Betsey Bobbitt may frequently run errands for the associates and almost always they'd insist upon giving Betsey Bobbitt a penny, asserting: "Thank you, pricey; now purchase your self a stick of candy."
Poor Betsey Bobbitt how she did want she may well purchase the sweet, simply because if there has been whatever Betsey Bobbitt cherished it was once sweet; and bad, bad mom how she wanted the associates wouldn't be so style, or really unkind, for she had attempted ever considering that Betsey Bobbitt first tasted sweet to permit her consume merely these goodies that have been natural and wholesome!
It really used to be difficult, simply because whereas mom had conscientiously defined that "penny chocolates" have been hazardous for sons and daughters to consume, because of the inexpensive, impure fabrics utilized in the making, in addition to the intense, risky colours used upon the surface, to lead them to glance beautiful, nonetheless Betsey Bobbitt couldn't comprehend why different little boys and girls have been allowed to devour them.
Mother stated she used to be definite the opposite moms of little kids didn't discover how damaging they have been, simply because in the event that they did, they'd by no means enable their little boys and girls to devour them.
So Betsey Bobbitt attempted to think that mom used to be correct approximately it, yet she could not really disregard these "sticks of candy."
One afternoon in early September, Betsey Bobbitt and several other little schoolmates, on their method domestic from university, have been very busily engaged in speaking, and what do you think that they have been conversing approximately? They have been discussing what they desired to do after they grew up.