Mrs. Gibbs wishes her husband would go on holiday but Dr Gibbs refuses, however she’s very caring and understanding.
‘People are meant to go through life two by two. ‘Tain’t natural to be lonesome.’
‘Every two years he makes a trip to the battlefields of the Civil War and that’s enough treat for anybody’
‘Once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don’t talk in English and don’t even want to.’