"There's a nice easy-going atmosphere about this country that I like," said Sara, as the little train kindly waited at the next station for an old peasant to go back home and fetch a basket of eggs she had forgotten. "Fancy a B.R. train waiting for you to go home and collect eggs!"
"It might be a nuisance, this kind of thing, if you were in a frantic hurry," Caroline said reasonably.
From BRETON ADVENTURE, Chapter 12, They Meet a Man of Mystery.