"I am a tailoress. I can make dresses, but I was trained as a woman tailor. I cut suits as skillfully as any man." (Cora Larsen)
She wanted to call out and ask him to stay a little longer, though she realized the absurdity of the thought.
Grant Galavyin was not a conniving man. He was weary of schemers. [...] But he had to confess he had connived a bit, just this time, with the best of intentions, of course.