Half the cars down there have USA license plates, and the models are so new they practically still have the family pet in the back seat.
Pierre had managed to start a conversation with the abbe about the balance of power, and the latter, evidently interested by the young man's simple-minded eagerness, was explaining his pet theory.
In 1336 he decided against a pet notion of John XXII.
In the Malay Peninsula the blood of a murdered man must be put in a bottle and prayers said over; after seven days of this worship a sound is heard and the operator puts his finger into the bottle for the polong, as the demon is called, to suck; it will fly through the air in the shape of an exceedingly diminutive female figure, and is always preceded by its pet, the pelesit, in the shape of a grasshopper.
Victor drawled, "Hmm, seems your pet is important to you… I believe you both know the lovely Cassandra."