Tuesday, November 02, 2010

“I am not sure I should have to always do what you tell me to do, or not to do, Dr. Murray. I know you are a natural philosopher and learned, but in America they let men vote equally, the stupid ones as well as the clever. Not that I am stupid, I am just not as learned as you are. While we are here on this island, just the two of us, we should be voting as equals, don’t you think?”

He looked at her in astonishment, setting down the gourd.

“I am amazed, Miss Farnham, that a properly brought up Englishwoman would take the riff-raff in America as her model for appropriate behavior."

--Castaway Dreams, Darlene Marshall (WIP)

Be like Daphne.  Do the American thing and vote today.

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