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The idea struck me in the train, as I was going up; so I took a cab from Victoria and booked the places first thing.
Mumford and his wife glanced at each other.
Indeed-don't take it ill-I was surprised at what you had turned out.
Here and there you have a page of very decent English, and you are nowhere on the level of the ordinary female novelist.
In one of those flights of fancy, not characteristic of her but tiresomely frequent this afternoon, she envisaged herself battered with rotten eggs upon a platform, from which Ralph vainly begged her to descend.
She knew the ways of this world; it was a shapely, orderly place; she felt convinced of its right and its wrong; and the feeling that she was fit to deal a heavy blow against her enemies warmed her heart and kindled her eye.