Monday, 30 April 2012
Scandal, disgrace, and general devilment
So this baccarat nonsense, with its splendid possibilities of scandal, disgrace, and general devilment, looked made to order for diversion, provided it was properly mismanaged — which, with Bertie in a fine funk, Coventry and Williams advising, and myself ready to butter the stairs as chance offered, it probably would.
Flashman and the Tiger, p.222, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.
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