"Carried away?" cried John. "You'd think I was making it all up! I heard them, I tell you, and I'm sure they're going to rob the hotel."
Jill, who had slid under the blankets again, said, "You were sure that Louise was in the pigeon-loft."
John treated this unkind answer with the contempt it deserved. He threw one of Penny's pillows at Jill.
From TWOPENCE COLOURED, Chapter 8, Looking for Louise.