Tender is the Night
Dick, worn away by the events of the afternoon, was taking it out on the inhabitants of Italy. He looked around the bar as if he hoped an Italian had heard him and would resent his words (2.22.3).
"You spoke to Hosain’s sister."
Dick could only say: "I supposed they were two maids" (3.4.1-2).
"Well, I have felt there were too many people on the beach this summer," Nicole admitted. "Our beach that Dick made out of a pebble pile." […] "Still, they’re preferable to those British last summer who kept shouting about" (1.4.35).