George, my dear old school-chum, with the V.C., and his wife tells me of it as casually as if it had been a gumboil!
How many V.C.'s we should have but for that simple possibility!
Look, this is all he says about his V.C. Isn't this fine and isn't it like him?
Perhaps he used his V.C. to get them on tick—if such a thing is possible!
My risibilities remained untouched until she languidly remarked that any woman who had twins on the prairie ought to get a V.C.
Do you remember the jaw he gave us when the news came about Macpherson's V.C.?
First he goes exploding magazines up and down the country, and instead of being blown up he gets the V.C.
I'm not a damned story-book hero, out for whitewash and the V.C.
That night he was reprimanded by his officers—and received the V.C.!
Politics may be as exciting and as dangerous as war, but in politics there is no V.C.