Wombat Manor had always had an air of distinction that set it apart from any other house, but now in the dying afternoon sunshine, even after a surprise Southern California September thunderstorm, its windows blankly reflected the light of the declining daystar and seemed to have lost their whilom sparkle.
Partridge, Harry B.
"Good-Bye, Dr. Wombat!,"
Word Ways: Vol. 17
, Article 4.
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