When Enid's boyfriend Eliot presses her, she finally admits that she has been seeing another man, Cyril Hardeen. She agrees to break it off with Cyril whom she describes as a older, gentler man who wouldn't harm a flea. When they finally meet, Eliot finds Cyril much as Enid described him. In fact, Cyril describes himself as a throwback - someone who values honor and civility above all else. Cyril also has no intention of giving Enid up and so puts into action a plan to ensure that she will remain his.
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When Cyril Hardeen offers to fight Eliot in hand-to-hand combat, he rolls up his shirtsleeves. First he rolls up the shirtsleeve of his left arm, then the shirtsleeve of his right arm. When he says "I think a great deal of Edith." we can see him unbuttoning the shirtsleeve of his right arm again and rolling it up, even though he had just done that. See more