That was all she said at first, her big blue eyes wide distended, her white-gloved wrists curving above the chair-arms as though to rise.
Easy to see she was completely floored at seeing me. And as it was her move, I just sat kind of grinning, you know, and holding her tight with my monocle.
Then her mouth twitched a bit; next her head went up and I heard again that delicious birdlike carol of a laugh. Her eyes came to rest upon the hat in my hand.