“Get through the summer as best I can,” Anne decided, “and then put it behind me. I’m stuck here, and there’s no use kicking against the pricks…too much"
from With a High Heart
One of 13 Library Career Romances (via J Walk)
Comments: high heart
No need to kick against the pricks when you get to drive the bookmobile. And anyway, she's wearing such sensible shoes - prickproof, I'd say.
D'you think the bookmobile played a tune - like the Mr Whippy van - to warn the eager readers?
Posted by wen at February 16, 2004 12:56 PM
Yes - definitely a tune - only I can't think what.
There is no innate logic to Greensleeves - unless you order a lime gelati.
There is a list of library songs here:
but chances are it would be more your obnoxious Nokia tune.
Reading that scenario, seems you need sensible shoes to be a Librarian. What a blood-sport. Interogation, intimidation and broken legs.
Poor Miss Nichols probably kicked against the pricks once too often. Hope she got worker's compensation.
Posted by boynton at February 16, 2004 01:44 PM