hearth, for there was a fire at each end; she surveyed
‘Monitors, fetch the supper-trays!’
She had a turn for traffic, and a marked propensity for saving – shown not only in the vending of eggs and chickens, but also in driving hard bargains with the gardener about flower-roots, seeds,
expressed an insuperable and rooted aversion.
I could fancy a Welsh rabbit for supper.’