• ""Dear girl," continued Bob advancing with an imbecile grin upon his countenance, which he imagined no doubt to be a seductive smile, "fly with me! Be mine! Share with me the wild free life of a barrister! Say that you return the love which consumes my heart - oh, say it!" Here Bob put his hand over a hole in his waistcoat and struck a dramatic attitude.

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, John Michael Gibson, Richard Lancelyn Green (1982). “Uncollected stories”, Harvill Secker