Excerpt from Show Down
She was tearing a letter signed by that gentleman into tiny bits, which ﬂuttered idly down into her lap, thence to the stone steps beneath her, against the cheek of a girl who sat below. The letter had been enclosed in a cheap, smudged envelope post marked June 10, and addressed, with sprawling brevity, to Miss N. Carroll, care of one of the great Eastern colleges for women.
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