WHY SHE WAS WILLING.
Maud—”I think no young man should ask a lady to go out riding unless he is complete master of his horse.”
Nicefellow— “Perfectly right. That’s how so many accidents happen. I have made a special study of horses, and can drive the most savage ones with safety.”
Maud—“ With one hand ?”
Nicefellow—“ Yes, or I can hold the reins between my teeth if necessary, and leave both arms free. By the way, Miss Maud, won’t you take the first sleighride with me?”
Maud (enthusiastically)—“ Indeed I will.”