"Taking you in! What do you mean?" said Miss Benson, dropping her knitting, in order to observe Ruth more closely.
"I mean," said Ruth, "where I might lodge with my baby--any very poor place would do, only it must be clean, or he might be ill." vibrating anal beads
"And what in the world do you want to go and lodge in a cottage for?" said Miss Benson indignantly.
Ruth did not lift up her eyes, but she spoke with a firmness which showed that she had considered the subject.