January 20, 2015
They still hadn’t spoken about Cyrus Hamilton, though Joshua had tried to engage his daughter in a conversation about marriage several times. She was a concern to him, growing into a moody young woman with a streak of independence his patient guidance and soft-spoken wives had not been able to squelch. He suspected she had a steely core. His wives, of course, agreed that Zina needed a steady husband who would be firm but kind, a good provider, a generous man. A man like his oldest friend, Cyrus Hamilton.