""Indeed," Violet said. "Don't mind us. We're scarcely even here. And rest assured, if you'd like to talk of secrets, I'll never repeat a one. I'm known for my trustworthiness."
"This is true," Sebastian said. "The countess of Cambury is like a deep, dark hole--secrets go in, but none of them ever come out."
"Sebastian, " Violet replied, calmly looping the yarn about one of her needles, "it is neither proper nor respectful to let a woman know that you think of her as nothing more than a hole.""