Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Aphrodite or the governess

In each case, Aphrodite or the governess, the magic is different, you see; there is always some unique charm of singular attraction, and it can be hard to define. In Mai Jeendan, though, it stood out a mile: she was simply the lewdest-looking strumpet I ever saw in my life.

Flashman and the Mountain of Light, p.86, Fontana Paperback edition, 1991.

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