But it didn't work. Even although Lizzy poured so much of it on that it dripped into her ears. There wasn't as much as a tuft of hair on her whole head.
"I think it's making you balder," teased her brothers. And they laughed at her as they combed their manes.
Lizzy was disappointed and angry. "I want my money back," she told Osmund. "That nasty old stuff you gave me didn't work."
Osmund leaned back in his chair - which was a very high one, for he was so tall - and stayed deep in thought. "Okay," he said at last. "I have another idea."