Cold Sassy Tree
Important Quotations Explained
good gosh a’mighty! She’s dead as she’ll ever be, ain’t she? Well,
come you married my grandpa?
sayin’ I love you, dang it! I’m sayin’ I want you to be my wife!
I’m sayin’ I been a-waitin’ to hold you in my arms ever since the
day we got married…. No, way longer than thet, Lord hep me. Miss
Love—Love, I been a-waitin’ for this minute ever since the day I
laid eyes on you!
better go now, but I ain’t never go’n forgit you and please don’t
forgit me, Will.
can ast for comfort and hope and patience and courage . . . and
we’ll git what we ast for. They ain’t no gar’ntee thet we ain’t
go’n have no troubles and ain’t go’n die. But shore as frogs croak
and cows bellow, God’ll forgive us if’n we ast Him to.
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