135. HE LOVES ME, HE LOVES ME NOT (Part Two)
May 12, 1980
After working many long hours, Almanzo falls ill. Laura rushes to his side and learns that he had been secretly helping with the rent for the blind school. Though seriously ill, he eventually pulls through with Laura by his side. Nellie makes an effort to learn from Percival and attract his attention. Before Percival leaves town, she reveals her love for him. In turn, he reveals his love for her and asks her to marry him. Charles, after reconsidering, tells Almanzo to wait one year to marry Laura.
Comment: Remarkable effect Percival has on Nellie.