He's eleven and pretty tall for his age. He's probably spouting off to everybody about Missouri pride, revenge against the Yankees and his hero, the outlaw Cole Younger. His name is Boy Smyth, and if you seen him, could you please tell him to head back to the farm straight away? We got some work to do for Fr. Barnes down at the church this afternoon. Thanks, neighbors.
Me and his Ma apologize if that boy has gone off and offended anyone. Youth, go figure.
Bill Smyth, THE YOUNGER DAYS