And soon Sheila and her cavaliera-or engineerawere beyond the point where the streets were subtly ... The car purred with the contentment of a great house- cat and lapped up the glimmering road like a stream of milk. Sheila sensed ... Winfield was an average young man who had known average young women averagely well. He had ... would not motor with him at all or, motoring with him, expected to be paid certain gallant attentions. He always tried to live up to their expectations.