July 27, 2012


"I can tell you one thing about her. She is over-sexed."

"Is that just feminine intuition?"

"No. I am not very feminine and I have no intuition. But I have never known anyone -- man or woman -- with that colour of eye who wasn't. That opaque dark blue, like a very faded navy -- it's infallible."

Robert smiled at her indulgently. She was very feminine after all.

--Josephine Tey, The Franchise Affair
Posted by Dr. Frank at July 27, 2012 05:21 AM