Thursday, 19 January 2012

Little success

At the same time we [England] were forever nagging the Turks to be less monstrous to their Balkan subjects, with little success, Turks being what they are, and when, around ’75, the Bulgars revolted and the Turks slaughtered 150,000 of them to show who was master.

Flashman and the Tiger, p.23, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.

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