unearths some literary gems.
From The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy, by James Anderson:
Gerry popped out like an indignant cork.
[A lecture on the estate's history is joined in progress and interrupted. This is ALL we get of this anecdote!]
Deveraux crossed to the centre of the room, just as Lady Burford said: "...and after that episode, I need hardly add, Sam Johnson was never invited to Alderley again."
Richard said: "Great Scott!"
Lady Burford murmured weakly: "I don't believe it."
Hiram Peabody exclaimed: "Jumping jehosaphat!"
The monocle dropped from Algy Fotheringay's eye.