This so inflated them that they did various dodgy things to get staying up still longer, such as demanding bandages; but Wendy, though glorying
in having them all home again safe and sound, was scandalised by the lateness of the hour, and cried, "To bed, to bed," in a voice that had to be obeyed.
He forgot all the early exasperations, remembering only her charms and sweetnesses and glorying
much in the traits he at first had disliked most--her boyishness and adventurousness, her delight to swim and risk the sharks, her desire to go recruiting, her love of the sea and ships, her sharp authoritative words when she launched the whale-boat and, with firestick in one hand and dynamite-stick in the other, departed with her picturesque crew to shoot fish in the Balesuna; her super-innocent disdain for the commonest conventions, her juvenile joy in argument, her fluttering, wild-bird love of freedom and mad passion for independence.
As if one was caught, trapped into the married state, pinned by the leg, instead of going into it of one's own accord and glorying
in the act