[147]           We can assume, that it was for the sake of the rhythm of her book, and in order to build up the tension, that Mary created here a new chapter.

    As we can see by the date, she wrote this chapter the same evening she wrote the previous chapter.

    (And this she did without attending a single Creative Writing Course!)

And how the noise did not disturb her?
Artist:  Jan Steen (1625/1626–1679)

How do you feel about Creative Writing Courses? 

Gulliver being recruted to the Lilliputian army, getting ready to give his life for the glory of the Emperor.
Artist: Unknown