A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Monday, 4 April 2011
Stubborn little duck
“Now, my dear Sir Harry, I must tell you,” says her majesty, with that stubborn little duck of the head that always made Palmerston think she was going to butt him in the guts, “I am quite determined to learn Hindoostanee.”
Flashman and the Mountain of Light, p.11, Fontana Paperback edition, 1991.