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"'she's lovely, he's rather a stick.'" p. 6

"'luckily they had that old-fashioned . . . extinguisher that ruins everything.'" p. 3

"'I made Beaver pay for a drink . . . he nearly died of it.'" p. 11

"It was, transparently, a made-up party, the guests being chosen for no mutual bond—least of all affection for Mrs. Beaver or for each other—except that their names were in current use . . ." p. 51

"a recreation [Brenda] particularly enjoyed." p. 47

"'I feel big. I think it's Mr. Cruttwell. He puts all one's nerves right and one's circulation and everything.'" p. 55

"From Beaver's point of view, these old friends of hers were quite the most desirable people at the party, and he was delighted to be seen at their table." p. 63

"'I hear Brenda disgraced herself.'" p. 67

"'I'm sorry to be pompous, but I just don't like your Mr. Beaver hanging about...

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