Tuesday, 13 September 2011

A rat like him

“Now, make your oath — and take care . . . aye, quid de quoque viro, et sui dicas, saepe cavetto,* mind — even with a rat like him!

*Take special care what you say of any man, and to whom it is said — Horace.

Flashman and the Angel of the Lord, p.55, Harper Collins, 1995.

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