25. "Ham or roast beef? he asked. Yes, she said, stretching. He hesitated, then smiled crookedly. You are a dreamer if you think you get both sandwiches. Two? she yelped. You mean you only made two sandwiches? Well, after that breakfast . . . He shrugged. She looked at him in a silence that was broken by her rumbling stomach. He glanced sideways at her, chuckled, and put two sandwiches in front of her. No, you need it more than I do, she said hastily, trying to give the lunch back to him. You’re the one who’s doing all the work. He let her put the sandwiches in front of him. Then he pulled two more sandwiches from the lunch bag and waited. It didn’t take two seconds. With an indignant sound she snatched her sandwiches and ignored his laughter. Muttering about men who had been out in the sun too long, she bit into the yeasty bread."
- Elizabeth Lowell, Beautiful Dreamer