The two exchanged pleasantries and blatant flirtations as they walked to Chapman's, an upscale men's clothier.
In the same way the impossibility of marriage made her all the freer with her flirtations, and she carried some of them to lengths that scandalized a public unconscious of Elizabeth's security.
Into a land of harems, a land of polygamy, a land where women are married without ever being seen, he introduced the flirtations and jealousies of our ball-rooms. In a land where there is boundless liberty of divorce, wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact.
And I doubt whether it has anything more to do with a few fashionable flirtations than it has with his poor neglected wife.