If the New York Times review is bad (unlikely), “you hope for the best and push as hard as you can,” he says equably.
But Nan, equably as she might counsel him, was herself apprehensive.
"That is perhaps possible," the Inspector agreed, equably enough.
"Well, I don't want to set a fashion," said the other equably.
"You're a bossy sort of slob, Heslet Quillan," she said equably.
"He was tee-toiler," repeated Mr. Gribble, regarding her equably.
"You-all had a gun in yore hand when we stahted in," said Sandy equably.
He leaned over and felt his heart; it beat feebly but equably, and he muttered something unintelligible when Robinson touched him.
"Perhaps we are worthy to hear it," suggested Holgate equably.
As a matter of historic fact, it didn't; it arose in the most equably civilised period the world has ever seen.