By Norman Sullivan
A part of the "Test Your Intelligence" sequence, this offers a hundred sixty five common sense puzzles, from effortless to tricky. solutions and an IQ grading process are integrated.
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Henry was suddenly pierced to the depths by his young charge. Had he taken on too much? Would it have been wiser to go ahead as planned and let her board at Mount St. Gabriel’s, where, as Mother Ravenel said, she would have a host of mothers? But Chloe had told him last night that she would be sorry to leave the house her mother had been a girl in. She felt, Chloe said, the presence of her mother watching over her. ” And he, being one of those grown men who still prayed nightly, had fallen asleep praying about it.
If purgatory was like an extension of what most people meant by “daily life,” a place where you found yourself stuck in the middle of a routine you had neither wanted nor expected, but where there was still a chance that something you did or learned today would move you closer to the exit of this disappointing place, then she could follow Agnes through her daily purgatorial assignments. In purgatory, there would be things Agnes had to do, things that corresponded to her duties in their house in Barlow.
The next thing she knew, she herself was semireclining on its benchlike ledge, their concerned faces floating above her. “—entirely my fault,” Mother Ravenel was saying. “I’ve been dragging her up our hills like she was a mountain goat. ” Henry Vick was offering to bring a glass of water from the kitchen. ” “No, please. ” he asked. “Mother Finney had iced tea and a chicken salad sandwich waiting for her when she arrived,” the headmistress answered for her. “Really, I’m better now. It’s very cool—” She was aware that her cheek lay against the red marble and hastened to pull herself upright.
Brain Twisters by Norman Sullivan