unearths some literary gems.
From The Uninvited Countess, by Michael Kilian:
["And I Don't Even Have a..." dept.]
"You know, Bedford, I'm spending a hell of a lot of time here on a case that's not in our jurisdiction." [...]
"So am I," said Bedford, "and I don't even have a jurisdiction."
From Dead Man Riding, by Gillian Linscott:
Talking to Dulcie was like hitting tennis balls into a feather bed. She absorbed what you said but nothing came back to you.
[From Wodehouse's Something New]
Mr. Beach was too well-bred to be inquisitive, but his eyebrows were not.
"Ah!" he said. "?" cried his eyebrows. "?--?--?"