and over they used to ask me,
buying the wine or the beer,
Peoria first, and later in Chicago,
Frisco, New York, wherever I lived,
I happened to lead the life,
what was the start of it.
I told them a silk dress,
a promise of marriage from a rich manó
was Lucius Atherton).
that was not really it at all.
a boy steals an apple
the tray at the grocery store,
they all begin to call him a thief,
editor, minister, judge, and all the peopleó
thief," "a thief," "a thief,"
wherever he goes.
he canít get work, and he canít get bread
stealing it, why the boy will steal.
the way the people regard the theft of the apple
makes the boy what he is.