"Ole Missus, de house of plum' jam full o' people, en dey's jes a-spi'lin' to see de gen'lemen!" She indicated the twins with a nod of her head, and tucked it back out of sight again.
The party moved along the hall, the twins in advance, and entered the open parlor door, whence issued a low hum of conversation.
"Look at her; she loves dolls, and girl-plays, and everything a girl loves, and she's gentle and sweet, and ain't cruel to dumb brutes - now that's the girl-twin, but she loves boy-plays, and drums and fifes and soldiering, and rough-riding, and ain't afraid of anybody or anything - and that's the boy-twin; 'deed you needn't tell ME she's only ONE child; no, sir, she's twins, and one of them got shet up out of sight.
She proceeded to offer this incident in evidence on her twin theory:
"As I can't be baby," Tootles said, getting heavier and heavier and heavier, "do you think I could be a twin
Old Monsieur Farival, grandfather of the twins, grew indignant over the interruption, and insisted upon having the bird removed and consigned to regions of darkness.
Almost every one danced but the twins, who could not be induced to separate during the brief period when one or the other should be whirling around the room in the arms of a man.
Luckily he had no responsibilities; his father and his twin
brother had died when he was yet a boy, and his mother, whose only noteworthy achievement had been the naming of her twin
sons Marquis de Lafayette and Lorenzo de Medici Randall, had supported herself and educated her child by making coats up to the very day of her death.
Then the twins
crumbled their bread on the ground, and the wrens pecked it, and chirruped and chirped.
Laughter and joy had their way; and when Anne and Gilbert left to catch the Carmody train, with Paul as driver, the twins
were ready with rice and old shoes, in the throwing of which Charlotta the Fourth and Mr.
"She got worse and worse until she was sicker than ever the Hammond twins
were, even the last pair.
From my point of view, he was the wrong twin
all the time, and only externally like the Wemmick of Walworth.