“Carrol, I wouldn’t do it. It’s not worth the way you’d feel afterward.”
“I think you're right, Dianne.”
“I know you'd rather I told you the truth.”
“That's just why I'm glad I have such a true friend.” “You'd do the same for me, wouldn’t you? I mean, if I asked your advice?”
“I'd try to, Dianne.”
“I mean, if you’re not going to be true to your principles, life doesn’t mean anything, does it?”
“That’s just the way I feel about it.”
“Why don’t you phone right now and get it straightened out. You’ll feel better about it.”
“I think I will.”
“Go right to the phone now. I’ll stand beside you.”
“Hello. Hello, Margie? I’ve decided. I’ve thought it all over. I’m sorry you lost your algebra book, but I just can’t lend you mine. No, it’s just that 1 don’t think it’s right when I’ve made a resolution not to loan books. I mean, I just feel that way. Okay, Margie.”
“I’m glad you handled it that way, Carrol. I mean, after all, she’s always borrowing books, and I think it’s time someone stopped her.”
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