Aptly named

Robert Graves’s mother tried not to appear shocked when four-year-old Robert, after saying his evening prayers, casually asked her if she would leave him any money when she died. “If you left me as much as five pounds, I could buy a bicycle,” he said. “Surely you’d rather have me, Robby,” protested Mrs. Graves. “But I could ride to your grave on it,” reasoned the child.

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