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people arguing about it at home, I mean I live in Chicago. I belong to a bridge club there and I was just getting so the others didn't laugh, at me when somebody introduced this horrible contract and I simply gave up. That's the game, you know, where you don't bid anything but slams and I just haven't the nerve, I mean in bridge. I don't want you to think I'm a coward in everything."

" Because I'm not. I made a flight with Lindbergh in Washington. It was arranged through Congressman Burleigh. He's a great friend of my father's. You know, Burleigh the paint people in South Chicago. Oh, it was too thrilling for words ! But I felt just as safe as if I'd been in a car, safer because once I was in a terrible smash-up out in Lake Forest and the doctor said I was lucky to escape without at least a few broken ribs.
" I was a little bit scared when we first started, but then I thought to myself this is the man who flew from Detroit to Paris and why should anybody be frightened just flying twenty minutes over Washington with him at the wheel. Have you ever been up?"
" Yes, I "
" Then you don't know what a real thrill is. Honestly, it just makes you gasp, like the first time you dive in Lake Michigan. I really dive and I swim awfully well . and some of the men say I swim awfully well for a girl. There's one man in Chicago, Lee Roberts-he and his wife are our best friends, I mean my brother's and mine Lee calls me Gertrude Ederle; you know she's the girl who swam across the English Channel and back.
" Of course he says it just joking because naturally I'm not in her class. She's quite fat, isn't she? Or haven't you ever seen her? She looks fat in her pictures. But then you can't always tell from pictures. There was a picture of me in the rotogravure section that made me look simply hideous."
Mr. Halpern, on Miss Rell's right, spoke to her and Harry found himself attacked by Miss Coakley.
" Mr. Burton, I was just telling Mr. Walters about I don't know whether you'd be interested or not-maybe you don't-but still everybody I've told, they think-it's probably •"
" I'm sure I'd like to hear it," said Harry.
" I hate to bore people with-you know how it is-you'd be too polite to-and this is so awfully-well, it isn't a thing that-it's just interesting if you happen-people in Baltimore-though we've only lived there a few "
" If," said Harry to himself, " she doesn't complete a sentence

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" I was a little bit scared when we first started, but then I thought to myself this is what is man who flew from Detroit to Paris and why should anybody be frightened just flying twenty minutes over Washington with him at what is wheel. Have you ever been up?" " Yes, I " " Then you don't know what a real thrill is. Honestly, it just makes you gasp, like what is first time you dive in Lake Michigan. I really dive and I swim awfully well . and some of what is men say I swim awfully well for a girl. There's one man in Chicago, Lee Roberts-he and his wife are our best friends, I mean my brother's and mine Lee calls me Gertrude Ederle; you know she's what is girl who swam across what is English Channel and back. " Of course he says it just joking because naturally I'm not in her class. She's quite fat, isn't she? Or haven't you ever seen her? She looks fat in her pictures. But then you can't always tell from pictures. There was a picture of me in what is rotogravure section that made me look simply hideous." Mr. Halpern, on Miss Rell's right, spoke to her and Harry found himself attacked by Miss Coakley. " Mr. Burton, I was just telling Mr. Walters about I don't know whether you'd be interested or not-maybe you don't-but still everybody I've told, they think-it's probably •" " I'm sure I'd like to hear it," said Harry. 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