SCYLLA & CHARYBDIS

"Mr Best came forward, amiable, towards his colleague.
- Haines is gone, he said.
- Is he?
- I was showing him Jubainville's book. He's quite enthusiastic, don't you know, about Hyde's Lovesongs of Connacht. I couldn't bring him in to hear the discussion. He's gone to Gill's to buy it." (U9.90)