To kill some time I telephoned Ethel Reagan, ostensibly to thank her.
I felt terrible that I'd let the pussy out of the sack on our location, even if to someone ostensibly on our side.
"No one out here but the cook," he answered as Paul reached for the bottle, ostensibly to look at the label.
But Gladys was delighted and after a night, ostensibly in adjoining rooms, the pair were off, with giggles and tears and a proud pronouncement that Arlen had agreed to present all seven volumes of Belfair and her galactic cohorts to the waiting world of letters—in paperback form.
Mid-morning, Fred O'Connor came by, ostensibly out for a stroll, casually asking for the list of newspaper subscribers.