Margery Allingham - The Tiger in the Smoke (1952)
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The old fellow seemed to spot deceit as if it reeked like a goat.
Lying wastes more time than anything else in the modern world.
The relationship between the two men was something of a miracle in itself. It was a cordiality based, apparently, on complete non-comprehension cemented by a deep mutual respect for the utterly unknown. No two men saw less eye to eye and the result was unexpected harmony, as if a dog and a fish had mysteriously become friends and were proud each of the other's remarkable dissimilarity to himself.