Nick opened the door and went into the room. Ole Andreson was lying on the bed with all his clothes on. He had been a heavyweight prizefighter and he was too long for the bed. He lay with his head on two pillows. He did not look at Nick. (173)
"I’m sorry he don’t feel well," the woman said. "He’s an awfully nice man. He was in the ring, you know."
"I know it."
"You’d never know it except from the way his face is," the woman said. (204-6)
"Well, good night, Mrs. Hirsch,’ Nick said.
"I’m not Mrs. Hirsch," the woman said. "She owns the place. I just look after it for her. I’m Mrs. Bell." (208-9)