"It was a cityfied, stylish dressed man with his hat set at an angle that didn't belong in these parts. His coat was over his arm, but he didn't need it to represent his clothes. The shirthirt with the silk sleeveholders was dazzling enough for the world" (27).
Janie, if you think ah aims to tole you off and make a dog outa you, youse wrong. Ah wants to make a wife outa you. (29)
You mean dat, Joe?
"Janie took a lot of looks at him and she was proud of what she saw: Kind of portly like rich white folks. Strange trains, and people and places didn't scare him neither" (34).