“Bear in mind,” she told Cally, “that whatever you do choose as an occupation, in due course, will form the habits of a lifetime” from ‘License to Kill’ (p 96).
“As I am sure you will agree, one of the great strengths of the British people is a clear understanding of one’s place (103)”.
“Eh bien. I have thought. And you?” (210).
“All those words, and the pleasure they had provided for people over the years: escape, entertainment, education…he had changed minds (12).”
“But the weather had changed and darkened and home was nowhere to be seen. She turned her face out to the incoming sea and splashed on” (147).
“He was not willfully old-fashioned…he sometimes wondered if there might not be hidden costs for a humanity…”
“The interdependence of character and environment has its roots in Hardy’s upbringing and childhood…” (Bullen, 10).