"Excuse me, " he said, "but is there a fairly cheap hotel not too far away from here?"
"Try the Bell and Dragon," the porter answered, pointing doen the road. "They might take you in. It's about a quarter of a mile along the other die"
" Suddenly, in a downstairs window that was brilliantly illuminated by a street-lamp not six yards away, Billy caught sight of a printed notice propped up against the glass in one of the upper panes. It said BED ANDBREAKFAST."
"He went right up andpeered through the glass into the room, andthe first thing he saw was a bright fire burningin the hearth."
"The compulsion or, more accurately, the desire to follow after her."
"“Please come in,” she said pleasantly."
"He was still puzzling his head about the twonames."
“No, thank you,” Billy said. The tea of bitter almonds, and he didn’t much care for it."
“That’s good. Because later on, if I happen to forget what you were called, then I canal ways come down here and look it up. I still do that almost every day with Mr Mulholland and Mr . . .Mr...” “Temple,” Billy said.