Gaston, however, was planted in his path on the way to the door. ‘And if she goes again and does the very same?’
‘The very same— ?’ Waterlow thought.
‘I mean something else as barbarous and as hard to bear.’
‘Well,’ said Waterlow, ‘you’ll at least have got rid of your family.’
—Henry James, ‘The Reverberator,’ ch. xiv (p. 185f.)