He hugs his sister, Athelgra, hugs his daughter, Ernestine, hugs his niece Arthel.
Good God almighty, Ernestine, hide the kids and cover their ears, the damn president wants to talk to 'em.
"I mean that—that I am sure of it, Herminie," replied Ernestine, much embarrassed.
When Ernestine looked like that the crowd roared with laughter.
"Beware of ambition, M. Olivier," said Ernestine, smiling in her turn.
If you wanted to get a rise out of Ernestine you had to talk about her 'bloomin' policy.'
"I'd do it in a minute, and if I can't now, I will sometime anyhow," Ernestine exclaimed with emphasis.
Ernestine paused a moment that Miss Levering might applaud the new 'helper.' '
Ernestine promised to be satisfied with everything, and she was, at all events, perfectly satisfied with her day's work.
Miss Levering turned and pantomimed to Ernestine, 'You see it's no use!'