Excerpt from Plucky Boys
Mrs. Boyd's face as She smiled back at Donald, was not exactly jolly. Still, She did smile; and then there came out the strong likeness Often seen between mother and son, even when, as in this case, the features were very dissimilar. Mrs. Boyd was a pretty, delicate little English woman: and Donald took after his father, a big, brawny Scotsman, certainly not pretty, and not always sweet. Poor man! He had of late years had only too much to make him sour.
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