"I see that you are having a serious conversation)) What about Arsenal? Are there any more fans? I will definitely bet on their victory this season. I have not done this before, but I am already studying information about bookmakers -…"
"Hi Eric! I am glad to meet a man who loves football. Although I understand that it is difficult to find a person in London who does not have his favorite team)) I support Liverpool. What about you? Who is your favorite this season?"
His mind seemed older than theirs: it shone coldly on their strifes and happiness and regrets like a moon upon a younger earth. But the kettle would be on the hob to make punch. The inspiration-- I can call it by no other name--was that I felt how voluntarily, how transcendently, I MIGHT. What I said to myself above all was that Miles had got something out of me and that the proof of it, for him, would be just this awkward collapse.