For Lucy had her work cut out for her. The doors would be taken off their hinges; Rumpelmayer’s men were coming. And then, thought Clarissa Dalloway, what a morning—fresh as if issued to children on a beach.
Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway, ed. Bonnie Kime Scott (Orlando: Harcourt, 2005), 3.
Lack of context for names and events—what is Lucy’s work? why take doors off hinges? Inner emphasis: Clarissa’s thoughts. What is even going on? What does it mean to “issue” a morning?