1st draft, February 1924, I.7§1 draft level 1x

MS British Library 47471b 67v-68 Draft details

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imagine telling himself fancying over & over that every splurge on the vellum he mumbled over was a vision more beauteousful than the last a rose cottage by the sea for nothing a year, or a ladies' hosiery sale at Arnott's, or a sewerful of pale gold wine or an entire theatre of t noblewomen flinging all their clothes at him in
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wild enthusiasm for having sung the topnote in After the Ball or for seven & ½ minutes with a cocked hat & feathers on his head.