Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out
All night long barbarian men harassed the ship; they came scuffling down the passages, and stopped to snuffle at her door.
With a silver pencil she wrote her name and address on the flyleaf of Persuation, and gave the book to Rachel.
1. to move quickly making a quiet rubbing noise;
2. to fight or struggle with each other for a short time, in a way that is not very serious;
an empty page at the beginning or end of a book.