"these clothes we have to wear whoever invented them expecting you to walk up Killiney hill" (U18.627)
"then for example at that picnic all staysed up you cant do a blessed thing in them in a crowd run or jump out of the way" (U18.628)
"that's why I was afraid when that other ferocious old Bull began to charge the banderilleros with the sashes and the 2 things in their hats and the brutes of men shouting bravo toro" (U18.629)
"sure the women were as bad in their nice white mantillas ripping all the whole insides out of those poor horses I never heard of such a thing in all my life yes yes he used to break his heart at me taking off the dog barking in bell lane poor brute and it sick what became of them ever I suppose theyre dead long ago the 2 of them its like all through a mist makes you feel so old" (U18.632)
"I made the scones of course I had everything all to myself then a girl Hester we used to compare our hair mine was thicker than hers she showed me how to settle it at the back when I put it up and whats this else how to make a knot on a thread with the one hand we were like cousins what age was I then the night of the storm I slept in her bed she had her arms round me then we were fighting in the morning with the pillow what fun" (U18.637)
"he was watching me whenever he got an opportunity at the band on the Alameda esplanade when I was with father and captain Grove I looked up at the church first and then at the windows then down and our eyes met I felt something go through me like all needles my eyes were dancing" (U18.642)
"she gave me the Moonstone to read that was the first I read of Wilkie Collins East Lynne I read and the shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs Henry Wood Henry Dunbar by that other woman I lent him afterwards with Mulveys photo in it so as he see I wasnt without" (U18.652)
"and Lord Lytton Eugene Aram Molly bawn she gave me by Mrs Hungerford" (U18.656)
"on account of the name I dont like books with a Molly in them like that one he brought me about the one from Flanders a whore always shoplifting anything she could cloth and stuff and yards of it O this blanket is too heavy on me thats better" (U18.657)
"I havent even one decent nightdress this thing gets all rolled under me besides him and his fooling thats better" (U18.660)
"I used to be weltering then in the heat my shift drenched with the sweat stuck in the cheeks of my bottom on the chair when I stood up they were so fattish and firm when I got up on the sofa cushions to see with my clothes up and the bugs tons of them at night and the mosquito nets I couldnt read a line" (U18.662)
"how long ago it seems centuries of course they never came back and she didnt put her address right on it either she may have noticed her wogger people were always going away and we never" (U18.666)
"I remember that day with the waves and the boats with their high heads rocking and the smell of ship those Officers uniforms on shore leave made me seasick he didnt say anything he was very serious I had the high buttoned boots on and my skirt was blowing she kissed me six or seven times didnt I cry yes I believe I did or near it my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of some special kind of blue color on her for the voyage made very peculiarly to one side like and it was extremely pretty" (U18.668)
"it got as dull as the devil after they went I was almost planning to run away mad out of it somewhere were never easy where we are father or aunt or marriage waiting always waiting to guiiiide him toooo me waiting nor speeeed his flying feet" (U18.676)
"their damn guns bursting and booming all over the shop especially the Queens birthday and throwing everything down in all directions if you didnt open the windows" (U18.679)
"when general Ulysses Grant whoever he was or did supposed to be some great fellow landed off the ship" (U18.681)

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885) was the 18th USA president. Just after leaving the White House in March 1877, he embarked on an unprecedented journey for an American statesman. He was then probably the most famous American in the world. With a small party, he traveled from May 1877 to September 1879. After a leg of the trip that included Gibraltar, Spain, Portugal, Paris and London, Grant visited Ireland (the 21st country on his itinerary) before heading for India and the Far East.
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