It is quite fitting that the scene should be set in the "Mermaid."
Urquhart called her Undine, and she was mostly known as the Mermaid.
However that may be, certain it is that this is a red-letter night at the Mermaid.
For Jim was not incapable of casting stones at even so rare a curiosity as a mermaid.
"Yet it would be classical to dote upon a mermaid," Caius murmured.
It wasn't becoming to play a mermaid, but I didn't think of that then.
"I was thinking you must have lost your wits, and thought you'd seen a mermaid," he chuckled.
I want to tell you that I respected you as I respect my mother, even when you were only a mermaid.
Caius walked by its side sometimes, but there was no mermaid there.
Mermaid (but when we got inside she was dead), a penny, one and tenpence.