Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this short story. All sentences are from the story. Quizzes feature famous quotes ("A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use." "But what courage can withstand the ever-during and all-besetting terrors of a woman's tongue?") Figurative language includes: "like a colt at his mother's heels," "the yoke of matrimony," "the muttering of one of those transient thunder showers."