“Oof, Miro,” she scolds him, “Marija was lucky to catch you.”
“I caught her!” he declares in the gruff emphatic voice that is the tone he uses when making a silly joke.
“Yes, yes, that’s right. Marija knew the great secret of all good marriages. You must chase a boy in such a way that when you have caught him, he will think he has caught you!”
– Michael O’Brien, Island of the World (p. 41)