would do me a great deal of good, I am sure.
If there were time to spare from more important matters, I should be glad to tell you of Medea's fiery chariot, drawn by winged dragons, in which the enchantress used often to take an airing
among the clouds.
But a grumpy recluse cannot worry his subordinates: whereas the man in whom the sense of duty is strong (or, perhaps, only the sense of self-importance), and who persists in airing
on deck his moroseness all day - and perhaps half the night - becomes a grievous infliction.
Several times she sent me to give the General an airing
in the streets, even as she might have done with a lacquey and her spaniel; but, I preferred to take him to the theatre, to the Bal Mabille, and to restaurants.
As she rose she spoke to me, and then I reflected that perhaps, secure in my almost inveterate absence, it was her nightly practice to take a lonely airing
Smallweed out for an airing
, attended by his granddaughter Judy as body-guard.