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Her sister-in-law, Mrs. Rebeccah Puddle-duck, was perfectly willing
to leave the hatching to some one elseó"I have not the patience to
sit on a nest for twenty-eight days; and no more have you, Jemima.
You would let them go cold; you know you would!"
"I wish to hatch my own eggs; I will hatch them all by myself," quacked Jemima Puddle-duck.