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The Southern lady saw old 'Rastus setting out with his fishing tackle
for a day on the river, and she deemed it a fitting time to rebuke him
for his notorious idleness, since she and everybody else knew that the
entire family was supported by the industry of 'Rastus' old wife as a
"'Rastus," she said severely, "do you think it's right to leave your
wife hard at work over the washtub while you pass your time fishing?"
"Yassum, ma'am," replied the old darky earnestly. "It's all right. Mah
wife don' need any watchin'. She'll wuk jes' as hard as if I was dah."