It is very gratifying, however, to be able to say that there are indications all around us of a coming change to prosperous times. Just imagine when I was in Belgium I used to see them out cycling in all kinds of weather with this thing up about their knees! It was really ridiculous. " "He only peeps?" "I hope it will be confined to that!" She had now let go my hand; she turned away a little. Some seem to believe that our politics can afford to be petty because, in a time of peace, the stakes of our debates appear small.