Thursday, 2 February 2012

The partner of my fate

“But what have I to fear,” cries he, with a great idiot laugh, “when the bravest soldier of the British Army, the partner of my fate, is by my side?”
      A great deal, I could have told him, if Bismarck's bullies were after him; he'd find himself relying on the communications cord.

Flashman and the Tiger, p.41, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.

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