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"Take care, Monica dear," said one, shrouding herself in the lace curtain; "don't let them see us.
"My goodness me!" cried Monica, the smaller, the drier, and the more wizened of the pair.
"By 'we' I mean myself and Monica. But for her, I am and have been and always wish to be alone."
Margaret guessed at Monica's type--"Italiano Inglesiato" they had named it: the crude feminist of the South, whom one respects but avoids.
Monica, mother of the holy Augustine, he was heard by brother Ambrose and others to say that he wished twenty thousand devils would fly away with the said Monica, mother of the holy Augustine, or any other saint who came between a man and his meat.
The truth was that as I sat in the Tyler library at Santa Monica I commenced to feel a trifle foolish and to wish that I had merely forwarded the manuscript by express instead of bearing it personally, for I confess that I do not enjoy being laughed at.
Monica, John,' she cried, 'and half a sovereign if you reach it in twenty minutes.'
Monica,' said I, 'and half a sovereign if you reach it in twenty minutes.' It was twenty-five minutes to twelve, and of course it was clear enough what was in the wind.
"I am Tom Billings of Santa Monica, California," he said.
"One monica's as good as another, I find, at my time of life.
'Couldn't see 'em fer cinders,' he described it, and the MONICA stuck by me....
My home is in Santa Monica. I am, or was, junior member of my father's firm.