I couldn't tell my father, and Mother had been dead for two years by then.
She must have told her father what he had said.
The children told their father what had happened but he knew.
He'd just tell his father he had to make a couple of calls before they got down to business.
And he'd tell her father a thing or two if he ever met him.
Then he came home and told his father about the money.
And what would he tell their father, in either case?
If only she could tell Father and he would understand!
Tom told his father about the changes he had in mind.
I don't want to tell my father or mother if we can help it' she said.