Posted by Gayle on February 19, 1999 at 16:15:40:
In Reply to: Re: Feminine Gifts posted by Pat on February 19, 1999 at 15:38:05:
: She wrote:
: I heerd that Judith Hutter flounced around him in a fancy brocade gown one time, an' the younker was so dumbstruck he uttered nary a word for nigh onta two minutes. Now THAT's a Gift!
: Thanks for the laugh! That was a precious two minutes, wasn't it? I think Deerslayer could not have done better than Judith Hutter. Her "gifts" were boundless. As for his reasons for not marrying her, I would like to smack him across the nose with my "Brown Bess" just to get his attention and tell him a thing or two. Guess it was just old JFC putting his mores into Natty's head.
Have to go home for the weekend, so not much time to answer, but this a a subject well worth plumbing. Would Judith really have been happy with him? And was he really as dumbstruck as Cooper portrayed him, or was he just a guy who had his sights on his career?
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