Friday, 12 August 2011

An appropriate inscription

…when she died in her sixty-sixth year, her tombstones was given the appropriate inscription: “Under this stone lies all that could die of Lady Sale”.*

*Please note, this is not taken from the Flashman Papers 1845-46 but quoted from the editor's footnotes (No. 9).

Flashman and the Mountain of Light, p.377, Fontana Paperback edition, 1991.

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