Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out
She found him sitting in his room working, applying a stout blue pencil authoritatively to bundles of filmy paper.
The need of sitting absolutely still before a Cockney photographer had given her lips a queer little pucker, and her eyes for the same reason looked as though she thought the whole situation ridiculous.
thin and almost transparent.
1. the accent or dialect of native Londoners from the East End;