Demand. She means command. Her shrillness surprises him: There has been no intimation of it before. But then, what should a predator expect when he intrudes into the vixen's nest, into the home of her cubs? (1.57)
She gets up, strolls around the room picking up her cloths, as little bashful as if she were alone. He is used to women more self-conscious in their dressing and undressing. But the women he is used to are not as young, as perfectly formed. (4.14)
"In this chorus of goodwill," he says, "I hear no female voice."
There is silence. (6.59-60)