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Page xxx - a nasty little wasp," and he kept a "black book" for any of his lady friends who said the sketch was like him.
Page 28 - No, he ain't," said he, "not by a long chalk." And he went over to the General and started pulling out creases in his tunic and said : "'Ere, you just sit up proper — not all 'unched up the way you are. What would Her Ladyship say if I let you be painted that way?
Page xliii - Nature and love : why women lost their lovers ; why men did not keep their wives ; the correct way to make love ; the stupid ordinary methods of the male ; what the female expected ; what she ought to expect, and what she mostly got. It was all very pleasant, the modulated voice of Elinor under the trees and twinkling stars. Her elocution was certainly remarkable, and Lord Riddell's dinners excellent.