'How did you think I managed at dinner,Clarence?' 'Capitally!' 'I had a knife and two forks left at the end,'she said regretfully.
1912 Love at Paddington Green, ch.6.
He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the carrying of nieces.W(illiam) Pett Ridge
Ballard admitted he was no hand at giving descriptions; the man was apparentlya gentleman and the woman well, not exactlya lady, although shehad a very fine flow of language.W(illiam) Pett Ridge
Gertie recommended her to adopt the habit of not magnifying grievances; if you wanted to view trouble, you could take opera-glasses, but you should be careful to hold them the wrong way round.W(illiam) Pett Ridge