Before leaving, Jennifer Radisson explained that Josh had learned of Edith's new address in California—perhaps through some common friend—and had written his teenage sweetheart.
Cynthia took Edith's place on the sofa and began folding the ancient underwear.
Dean tried to minimize Edith's story but Fred pressed them until Cynthia related, in broad detail, all Edith had told them.
"I'm glad in a way Edith's husband called the sheriff," Cynthia said.
Edith's managed to slip out and meet me a half dozen times over the years, but that's it.
He traced Edith's charge slip.
Donnie's entrance seemed to brighten Edith's morning as she clucked over him, cautioning him about the perils of his undertaking in a dozen different ways, all the while ignoring father Donald who'd fled from her bed the night before.
He spoke to the sheriff at home, but, as he suspected, Weller could do nothing without Edith's referral.
But Edith's Annie was a minister's wife, not a common prostitute.
Edith's back upstairs with Donnie.
Was Edith's vivid imagination working overtime or had Jerome Shipton managed to slip by Janet O'Brien and invade his wife's room?
Ryland raised his feet for Cynthia to clean beneath him and said, "Edith's gone back to her husband."
Jerome held Donnie's hand while his other arm was about Edith's shoulder, in a grasp that looked to Dean a tad too tight for simple affection.
The look on Edith's face said she was off visiting the planet Zzz.
Dean wanted to question Edith further but she rose, with Effie following, her arm on Edith's elbow and the pair returned upstairs.
Dean let Fred follow along, list in hand, as he poked into Edith's room, which Jerome had recently shared.
A half-burned candle sat in a dish on the bureau, perhaps signs of Edith's fascination with the last century.
Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.
Queen Edith's crown was found to be only of silver-gilt, with counterfeit pearls, sapphires and other stones, FIG.