dennis scharnberg

hic et ubique

Freddy has now developed a new sound, a new way of vocalizing.  It is not laughter, and it is not shrieking.  When asked about it by his Aunt Agatha, he said that it lies somewhere “between” laughing and shrieking.

Corliss Archer,  Boarding the Crazy Train.

from on high

It was only because he could not think of anything that young Roderick did not hurl a pungent and demeaning barb in Toby’s direction.

Trenton Childe, Rob Riddle and His Friends.   (1792)