“I’d like to inquire about a lot,” the old man said, the effort of decision evident in his voice. (115)
“I’d prefer an older location.” The old man looked down at his unpolished shoes, embarrassed. “ I mean, where trees and shrubs have a chance to grow.” (115)
“there might be room just one more off willow walk here,” he said. (116)
Something prompted Mr. Jerome to intrude the old man’s privacy. (117)
“How dare you operate a beehive in this cemetery?” (117)
“You sell the honey?” Jerome was shocked.
“Mr. Jerome, I have done a great service. Your flowers have never been so magnificent or plenty.” (120)
“Mr. Jerome, I have reached an important decision: I should like to buy another lot.” (121)