“It would be much more simple if there weren’t any men working here, she told herself, and added hastily as she pictured a hospital run entirely by women, “but it would be awfully grim and not nearly as interesting!”
"Have you decided what you're going to do, Avril? . . . I mean, are you staying on in Mexico for another six months to take that course on tropic diseases? Or are you going back to England to marry Derek . . . ? By the way, will he allow you to continue with your nursing after you're married?"