Charles: Sounds to me like you like school.
Laura: Oh, I do, Pa! And you should just see Miss Beadle. She's the nicest lady in the entire world, and she smiles all the time, and the smells as good as she looks. I came right out and asked, and she says she wears something called lemon verbena. She's the prettiest lady I ever saw--except for Ma, of course.
Charles: Well, I must say, she must be really be something to come even close to your Ma.
Caroline: Oh, Charles!