The last we see of the Vain Woman, she is trying to hold the ear-trumpet to her ear, and exits, sobbing.
"You had better use an ear-trumpet," remarked the Wasp impertinently.
Mrs. Boodels, without troubling herself to raise her ear-trumpet, smiles blandly and proceeds with her knitting.
For some time after the deafness began, she did not use an ear-trumpet.
She gripped her ear-trumpet resolutely, and held it before her and shook her head.
"I submit to the consequences of my deafness, rather than annoy you by the ear-trumpet," was his answer.
He saw as with microscope, heard as with ear-trumpet, and his memory was a photographic register of all he saw and heard.
And Joe snatched the ear-trumpet out of his hand, and jerked it over a shed into the field behind.
The concave hand held behind the ear answers in some degree the purpose of an ear-trumpet.
Her hair was a rich raw sienna, and any man would have made love to her had she but carried an ear-trumpet.