Melancholy Tones

It’s simpler stated than carried out,” Ben answered in melancholy tones.

Right here, Mr. Rosen interfered. “What do you imply by simpler stated than carried out? Nothing to do? As for the marriage, that is already determined. Her folks wish to have it of their home and so they have sufficient room for it. Proper after the marriage, after all, in case you don’t care to stick with us, you possibly can transfer proper into their second ground and mazel tov.”

At this second the phone rang. Ben was the primary to select up the receiver. Whereas he listened to the voice on the opposite finish his face was coated with a smile. A couple of occasions he statedSure . . . sure . . . sure,” after which saying, “I’ll allow you to discuss to my mom,” he turned the receiver to Mrs. Rosen.

Mrs. Rosen nodded for some time too. “Sure . . . sure . . .” after which she returned to her husband, Solomon, smiling.

“Our in-law, Mrs. Baskin, God bless her, has a wonderful thought. She prompt that we transfer into their dwelling and let the younger folks transfer in right here till they will discover one thing for themselves.”

The Baskins and Rosens might hardly consider that Rosaline, who had by no means stepped into the kitchen, might put together such a tremendous supper, and every little thing strictly kosher.

She defined pal of hers had given her an actual Jewish prepare dinner e-book which she adopted to a T. After all there have been a couple of different visitors invited to the brand new dwelling of the younger couple who occupied the Rosens’ residence.

“Rosaline,” Papa Rosen inquired, “do you imply to inform me that the Jewish Cook dinner Ebook additionally tells how one can make blintzes which style so good?”

“It even tells how one can make shabbasdige kugel,” Rosaline knowledgeable her father-in-law.

At this second, Mr. Rosen broke right into a terrific cough.

“Pa,” Rosaline stated sympathetically, “have you ever obtained a chilly? You cough very closely.”

“You name this a cough?” he stated. “You must hear your father cough the entire evening.”


IT IS late within the afternoon, and your entire householdspouse, sons, and daughters—are sitting within the parlor ready for the household lawyer, John Schochet, who has telephoned that he’s coming inside half an hour.

There may be quite a lot of unrest among the many family members. The one one who’s silent is the mom. The remainder argue with each other.

The pinnacle of the household, Max Barsky, is within the adjoining bed room struggling to hold on to life. Two nurses are attending him.


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