She looked a long time at a smiling picture that was set in it and said musingly: --The beautiful Mabel Hunter! A ringletted girl stood on tiptoe to peer at the picture and said softly: --What is she in, mud? --In a pantomime, love. Under this Constitution our people long ago made themselves safe against danger from without and secured for their mariners and flag equality of rights on all the seas. Under the dome of his tiny hat his unshaven face began to smile with pleasure and he was heard to murmur. --A thimbleful, John, he said, just to whet your appetite.