- to think of the Empire
- to lie back and think of England
- to put up with any unpleasant action;
- to do what you have to but don’t want to;
- to give into any unwanted sexual advances
- The CEO’s idea is ridiculous, but we cannot change it. We’ll just have to close our eyes and think of England.
- “When I hear his steps outside my door I lie down on my bed, open my legs and think of England.” (From Lady Hillingdon’s diary 1912)
Augen zu und durch! (sinngemäß)