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  • Gilbert, being single, had less to worry about than many another; but his Uncle Henry was a handicap.

    The Bad Man

  • What a ride it was, and it was only the beginning of the many life lessons Betsy would learn from Uncle Henry, Aunt Abigail, Aunt Ann, and even old Shep.

    Understood Betsy and old Golden Books...

  • "If it snowed in August it would spoil the corn and the oats and the wheat; and then Uncle Henry wouldn't have any crops; and that would make him poor; and --"

    Love Letters

  • "It isn't everyone who knows the road to Butterfield," Dorothy remarked as she tripped along the lane; "but I've driven there many a time with Uncle Henry, and so I b'lieve I could find it blindfolded."

    Love Letters

  • For Ozma had agreed that while Dorothy slept she and Toto should be transported by means of the Magic Belt to her own little bed in the Kansas farm-house and the little girl laughed as she thought how astonished Uncle Henry and Aunt Em would be when she came down to breakfast with them next morning.

    Love Letters

  • Uncle Henry is still clucking away on Wall Street even though we know his imaginary financial eggs crashed the world financial system -- fantasy finance eggs that turned into trillions of dollars of financial toxic waste.

    Les Leopold: Do We Really Need Uncle Henry's Fantasy Finance Eggs?

  • Even more importantly, Uncle Henry wants to be paid in full for those eggs, just like he was paid before the crash, a time when everyone thought the eggs were golden.

    Les Leopold: Do We Really Need Uncle Henry's Fantasy Finance Eggs?

  • Worse still, it seems that too many of us still believe that Uncle Henry deserves to be paid astronomical sums.

    Les Leopold: Do We Really Need Uncle Henry's Fantasy Finance Eggs?

  • The thought of Uncle Henry regaling me with stories of his internal organs was more than I could bear.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family

  • She also looks forward to seeing the extended family, the successful twins Sophie and Allison, Susan, and Uncle Henry; she also plans to hug her Miss Manners-reincarnation Aunt Maggie, her Uncle Timmy and her stepfather Simon before the trio travel to California.

    Return to Sullivan’s Island-Dorothea Benton Frank « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

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